Uba, Afolabi headline Rafiu Oladipo All- Stars Cup Grand Finale

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By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos.

Proprietor of Ifeanyi Uba FC and chairman of Capital Oil Nigeria Limited, Dr. Ifeanyi Uba as well as Managing Director of SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi and the National President of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Honour Sirawu are amongst dignitaries expected at the grand finale of the maiden Rafiu Oladipo All- Stars football tournament billed for the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on the 20th of November, 2016.
 
The championship which began with 16 teams will climax with just two teams namely; Festac All- Stars and Ifako Ijaye All Stars to decide winner of the competition organized for ex-internationals and former national team players.
 
Third place match between Arsenal Nigeria and Ajah- All Stars will open hostilities at 1pm before the final game at 4pm.
 
Oladipo who is the President General of Nigeria Football Supporters Club in whose honour the championship is being organized told our correspondent that there will be a lot of side attractions to add colour to the event which would attract ex-internationals like; Henry Nwosu (MON), Emmanuel Amuneke, Jonathan Akpoborie, Victor Agali and a host of others.
 
According to him, the club’s musical group would be complemented with traditional dancers from Oyo State and Atilogwu dancers from the Eastern part of the country.
 
“Rafiu Oladipo Sports Foundation decided to organize this competition to keep our ex-internationals and former national team players busy and give them a sense of belonging after serving their fatherland for many years.
 
“Many of them have been neglected after serving this country and we felt it was necessary to organize the tournament to show appreciation to their contributions to the country”, he concluded.
Tournament Director, Coach Sunny Epochi says that the technical crew is putting logistics on ground to ensure a memorable final.

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