Why I organize annual football tourney-Mulade

The Chairman of Kokodiagbene Community in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Comrade Sheriff Mulade says he


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Why I organize annual football tourney-Mulade
Barr. Kingsley Otuaro presenting trophy to the captain of Tebujor community

The Chairman of Kokodiagbene Community in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Comrade Sheriff Mulade says he organizes the annual Peace and Unity Cup between communities in Warri South-West so as to foster peace and love among inhabitants in the area.

Comrade Mulade, an Environmentalist gave the explanation weekend at Kokodiagbene during the final of this years’ edition which featured Tebujor community vs Kurutie community.

While assuring that the competition will be sustained in the years ahead, Mulade noted that 22 players have been identified for camping following their exploits in the 2017 edition.

He solicited the sponsorship of government, well-to-do individuals and corporate bodies to enable the annual soccer fiesta grow and serve as veritable tool for football development in the coastal communities.

Comrade Sheriff Mulade (right) making a cash presentation to Tebujor community

Our Senior Correspondent reports that a total of 12 communities including Kokodiagbene, Oporoza, Kurutie and Tebujor participated in this year’s competition.

Tebujor community which defeated Kurutie by a lone goal scored by one Osomo Fredrick in the 50th minute, went home with a prize money of N500, 000.00, while Kurutie received N300, 000.00. Kokodiagbene, 2nd runner up got N200, 000.00, even as consolation prizes were given to other participants.

Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro who was special guest of honour at the event, commended Comrade Mulade for organizing the annual tournament.

He appealed to other good spirited individuals and corporate bodies to sponsor subsequent editions of the championship due to its bridge-build potential among different ethnic nationalities.

Fresh Angle International can report that other dignitaries that graced the event included: the member representing Warri Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Daniel Oritsegbubemi Reyenieju, former Chairman of Warri South-West Local Government and DG, Security Matters, Delta State, Hon. David Tonwe, immediate past Warri South-West Chairman, Hon. George Ekpemupolo, Elder Kuejubola Onajite, Godfrey Esu, former International, Edema Fuludu, Bauldwin Bazuaye, Kenneth Nwaomucha, Warri South PDP Chairmanship candidate, Comrade Michael Tidi and Chairman of Kurutie Community, Apostle Monday Torusei

Chief Porbeni Seigha (2nd left) presenting the 3rd place prize to captain of Kokodiagbene, while some ex- Internationals, Kuejubola Onajite, Godfrey Esu, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, Kenneth Nwaomucha, Bauldwin Bazuaye (3rd, 4th, 5th 6th 7th) & others observe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Celestine Chijoke Ukah
Senior Correspondent of Fresh Angle International. I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and have undertaken a training in Advance Writing and Reportorial Skills
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