18 Jul 2022

The organizers of the Bola Akindele U-15 Football Tournament for boys and girls in Lagos state have announced the sum of two million naira cash rewards for this year’s winners as 64 teams registered.

The organizers said apart from trophies, the first-place teams in the boys and girls categories will get N400, 000 each, the second-place teams will receive N300, 000 each, and the third-place teams will go home with N200, 000 each while the fourth-place teams will be rewarded with N100, 000 each.

The Lagos State Grassroot Soccer Association assistant secretary, Abubakar Hafuka, revealed that the tournament has produced future stars, which he said is the main vision for putting the competition in place.

“In the last edition, we are proud to announce that, Esther Inegide, Amina Folorunsho, and goalkeeper Omilana Faith are now members of the national U-17 team from the female category. The male category also produced Jubril Azeez and Light chijioke making it to the national U-17 team as well,” Hafuka said.The championship rounds off on Sunday 24th July 2022 at the Campus Mini Stadium, Lagos.