5th July, 2012
By Sunday Akintoye
Damilola Taylor Academy Coach, Sulaiman Ahmed has attributed their defeat in the final of U-13 Eko Football five Aside football tournament as result of ill-luck.
Damilola Taylor Academy lost 0-1 to Grace Academy in the final ceremony which held last weekend at the Sports Indoor Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere,Lagos.
Ahmed told P.M.Spoprts on Tuesday that his team were technically better but they were unfortunate to convert their chances.
“Both teams gave their best but unfortunately we were unlucky not to have won the game. It was a good game and we are looking forward to win the next edition,” he said.
The vice chairman of Lagos State Football Association,Alhaji Tade Azeez has commended the both finalists for their performance but noted that the better side won the game.
“We have concluded plans to organize this tournament on a monthly basis which implies that this competition will be continuous for the next two years,” he enthused
Meanwhile the State Universal Basic Education Board SUBEB Team A defeated SUBEB Team B in the third place match by 4-3 shootout after a barren draw at the regulation time.