9th December, 2010
The finals of the fifth edition of Lagos State Inter-Agency Football Competition,Â tagged HOS Cup will hold today at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos State.
The finals will be played in both male and female categories. In the femaleÂ category, Office of the Chief of Staff will play against the State Universal BasicÂ Education Board, SUBEB,Â while the Ministry of Transportation play against HealthÂ Service Commission in the male category.
To qualify for the finals in the female category, the State Universal BasicÂ Education Board, defeated the Ministry of Science and Technology 3-0, while theÂ Office of the Chief of Staff qualified at the expense of the Ministry ofÂ Transportation.
In the male category, the Health Service Commission edged out the Ministry of HealthÂ 4-3 in the semi-final via penalty shootout after 1-1 draw at full time. The MinistryÂ of Transportation, however, qualified having staged a walk-over against the StateÂ Treasury Office.
Previous winners of the competition in the male category include the Ministry ofÂ Youth, Sport and Social Development (2006), Ministry of Information and StrategyÂ (2007), Lagos Television (2008) and Lagos State Judiciary (2009).