By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Registration of teams for the 2nd edition of Dr. D.K. Olukoya Ibile Football Cup for teams in and around Lagos State is continuing at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
The tournament aimed at developing grassroots footballers would officially kick off on May 23, 2023 at the Isheri Registration Center, while the final would hold on May 30 at the Campus Mini Stadium, Lagos Island.
The chief organizer who is also chairperson of the Lagos State Football and Other Sports Supporters Club, Alhaja, Shade Gbajumo said on Saturday morning that the registration deadline is being push from Friday May 19 to Monday May 22 to enable more teams showing interest in the Dr. D.K. Olukoya Ibile Cup to complete their registration at the Lagos Football and Other Sports Supporters Club office at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
“Following persistent phone calls on 08033523722, the organizing committee is giving two days grace to teams ready to register for the open championship. The tournament will surely start at the Isheri Registration Center on May 23 and we are looking forward to quality football.
“The top team will go home with one hundred and fifty thousand Naira (N150,000.00), the runners up will go home with one hundred thousand Naira (N100,000.00), while the third team will be going with fifty thousand naira (50,000.00), besides other prizes for the Most Valuable Player (MVP), Best Behaved Team, Best Coach, Best Goalkeeper etc,” Alhaja Shade Gbajumo who expressed profound gratitude to the boss of Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry, Dr. D.K Olukoya for touching the lives of more youth through sponsorship of the annual football carnival, said.