Oyo FA Unveils Soccer For Christ Tourney

By Kayode Ayeni,Ibadan –

The Oyo State Football Association in conjunction with NITO SPORTS are set to unveil Soccer For Christ U-16 Championship, otherwise known as ‘Salvation Cup’ on Thursday, 8 June at the Mainbowl of Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba Ibadan.

The Oyo FA boss, who also doubles as the Main Organizing Committee Chairman, Chief James Odeniran disclosed that the idea behind the Salvation Cup is to use the game of soccer to unify Churches in the state and also gain the minds of the youth for Christ.

Among the dignitaries expected at the unveiling are officials of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo State chapter, First Vice President of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, President of Nigeria Referee Association (NRA) Mr. Tade Azeez, the honourable Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Oyo State, Barrister Yomi Oke.

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