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Ote4wealth National Championship Kick Off In Abuja Tomorrow

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All roads will lead to the stadium of light, popularly known as Water FC Stadium at Apo Lokogoma in the Nigeria Capital City where teams from 36 states and FCT will be competing at the Maiden edition of “Ote4wealth” National Championship.

The National tournament tagged  “Ote4Wealth” to celebrate one the  Nigeria’s Biggest Philanthropist, Femi Otedola, at 60 for his contribution to the national development of Nigeria will kick start today Friday.

At the draw held on Thursday, conducted by 2009 FIFA U17 World Golden Boot winner,  Sani Emmanuel in Abuja, Golden Stars FC from Abia State will tackles the Super Boys FC from Taraba in the first game of the tournament.

The 6 days National tournament slated for November 25th to December 1st 2022, will see the winner smile home with 1 million naira and many other individual prizes.

37 teams from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) will be participating in the tournament

Speaking during the draws, the Chief Executive Officer CEO of MK Sports, Nureni Makanjuola, said the draws were held to follow the normal procedure in football while adding that the tournament will serve as an avenue to discover new talents to feed the national teams as well as keeping youth busy and take them and off the streets.

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Incredible Agada Bundles Fiorentina out of Viareggio Cup

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A Nigerian 17 years old Striker of Mavlon’s Football Club Charles Agada, in Tuesday in Italy orchestrated the exit of italian club Florentina out of the 2024 Viareggio Cup tournamentp courtesy of hatrick.
Fiorentina’s defence got a doze of the lethal injection from Agada when he scored in the 40th minute to give Mavlon 1-0 advantage going into the break.

He scored his brace in the 65th minute, but any thought of Mavlon being in a cruise control in the game was not seen, as Fiorentina clawed back with a goal in the 71st minute from Maiorana

The Italians piled more pressure and were rewarded with an equaliser in the 90th minute to the excitement of football fans.

The game had the signature of a very round 16 tough knockout fixture and when both teams were thinking of extra time and possible lottery of penalties,  Agada, who was configured to score goals net the heart- breaking goal two minutes into stoppage time to seal a quarter- final passage for marvellous Mavlon FC.

The young striker, who is the captain of his team, has scored seven goals in four games at the on- going Viareggio Cup to make him the leading top scorer at this year’s edition.

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