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AIN Football, Basketball tourneys: GSS Tundu-Wada Tackles GSS Mabushi Friday




Joel Ajayi

It will be the clash of titan Today’s Friday in Abuja, as three-day Amnesty International football and basketball tournament come to climax where Government Secondary School Tundu-Wada will tackle Government Secondary School Mabushi in the final.

On Thursday in the semifinal game,GSS Mabushi defeated GSS Wuse 4-0 to join the GSS Tundu-Wada who emerged winner of all the groups in the day one of the encounter.

It will be recalled that, six Government Secondary Schools which includes, GSS Kubwa, GSS Mabushi, GSS Zone 3, GSS Tundu Wada, GSS Garki and GSS Maitama started the championship put in place by Amnesty international to raise awareness about human rights and all we need to defend our human rights and to do that we need sports’ dynamism to champion the course of human rights in Nigeria.

The three day even have the theme: “Write for rights” in commemoration of international human rights day.

Speaking at the Country Director of Amnesty International Mrs Osai Ojigho said “We are using sports to send the message of solidarity to young people who do not have the opportunity to know their rights that are embedded in the constitution.

However, Amnesty with over 10million people is an international non-governmental organization with focus on human rights and over the years have been working round the clock campaigns for compliance with international laws and standards as well as mobilizing public opinion to generate pressure on where abuse takes place.

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FCT Residents shun FiFa World cup for OteforWealth championship



Resident of FCT weekend shuned the ongoing world cup Games in Qatar but trouped out en mass to cheer their different states participating at the ongoing OTE4Wealth National championship.

The Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding at the Water FC Stadium, Apo Abuja is in in honour of Diamond Jubilee celebration of Nigeria’s foremost philanthropist and Business mogul, Femi Otedola Femi Otedola who clocked 60 on November 4. 

In matches day two, Bayelsa advanced to the next round of the maiden edition of #Ote4Wealth National Football Tournament on Saturday.

Edo were the victims as Bayelsa humbled them 2-0, with John Raphael registering a brace.

Goals from Zakari John and Biola Brian was the tonic Abia needed to defeat Taraba 2-0.
A superbly taken free kick by Ehiam Akami helped Akwa Ibom pip Ogun 1-0.

Meanwhile, FCT also beat Oyo 1-0. Sani Auwalu was on song for the winning team.
Ajoh Chika’s header settled the game between Ebonyi and Enugu. 

Ekiti and Niger failed to score at the end of regulation. The latter won 4-3 on penalties.

Match Day 2 Results.
Abia 2-0 Taraba 
Nasarawa 0-3 Osun
Cross River 0-0 Kebbi (AP 1-4)
Ondo 0-3 Rivers
Enugu 0-1 Ebonyi
Kogi 0-0 Anambra (AP 4-3)
Akwa Ibom 1-0 Ogun
Katsina 0-3 Bauchi
Zamfara 0-2 Kwara
Ekiti 0-0 Niger (AP 3-4)
Oyo 0-1 FCT
Delta 1-0 Yobe 
Edo 0-2 Bayelsa

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