1st December, 2011
The much-awaited Seven A-Side Ikeja Challenge Cup will kick off on 10 December at Adeniyi Jones Primary School, Ikeja.
Eighteen Wards within Ikeja LG are expected to take part in the three week-championship. The tourney will also take place in Opebi Primary School and Ogba Primary School.
Managing Director of Adsense Media Services, Tayo Aderinola, told GSG that 12 wards in Ikeja Local Government Area, have registered for the tourney. He said the draws ceremony will hold next Wednesday.
Aderionla, a Business Administration graduate from the University of Lagos, said the objective of the tournament is to discover talents and harness the potentials of youth withinÂ the council.
He saidÂ the tourney was put together to help reduce crime through vocational sportsÂ in theÂ community.
â€œPresently, 12 wards have submitted their registration forms, so we are expecting six more wards to register for the tourney.
â€œWe are planning to organiseÂ theÂ competition in aÂ way that wouldÂ attract corporate bodies,â€ he said.
He charged the participating teams to see the tourney as a social interaction and shunÂ social vices that can bring disrepute to the competition.