Aguata Grassroot Development Academy were yesterday at NEROS sports stadium Nanka crowned the champions of the madien Igwe Nanka YSFON U-17 tournament.
The young team from Ekwulobia defeated hard fighting GP WORLD FA, Nnewi on penalties on a 4-2 score line after the regular time ended on 1-1.
Ifeanyi Ede of GP WORLD against the run of play, give GP WORLD an early lead after with an asist from Stanley Ezim, to give GP WORLD the lead into half time.
Aguata GSDA came into the second half smoking hot and dictated the tune of play for the whole duration, the equalising goal came deep into the second half off a scramble from a set piece to push the game into penalties.
Aguata GSDA players exquisitely converted 4 of their first penalties whereas GP WORLD FA missed 2 of their first 4 kicks.
Earlier in the day Hark Doves defeated JEFAB FA 3-1 to win the 3rd place final and a bragging right.
Individual awards in the field of play were scoped by the players of Aguata GSDA, the most valuable player went to the captain of Aguata GSDA, Chukwuka Chiemelie , a calm defender and a leader who won the hearts of many.
The highest Goal Scorer with 8 goals also went to Chibueze Okechukwu of Aguata GSDA