The Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in Ekiti State, Hon. Michael Awopetu has reiterated his committment to continue supporting grassroots football in the State.

He stated this at the final of the 2021 Ologotun Football Championship in Ogotun, Ekiti South West on 1st of January, 2022.

Hon. Awopetu said he was elated to have graced the final match with the assurance of doing more to promote grassroots football across the sixteen Local Government Council in the State.

“I’m impressed with what I saw here (Ogotun). “There are talents abound in the nooks and craniess of the State,” said Awopetu.

“Football competitions like this can help us discover talents. We’ve seen a lot of talents in this town but am looking forward to all this talents coming to play not only for the State but the country in no distant time.”

Awopetu presented cash prize of 30,000 naira to the winner, while the second and third place teams got 25,000 and 20,000 naira respectively.

The Commissioner promised to increase the cash prizes in the next edition and also reiterated his continual support to a have better Ologotun Football Championship.

Aunty Funmi FC emerged champions of the competition after they defeated Hon. Ige FC 5-4 on penalties after a pulsating 2-2 draw at the St. Bartholomew Secondary School, Ogotun

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