The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson, will perform this year’s kick-off of the first match of the second edition of Egba Youth Football Championship (2020 EYFC Cup) commencing this Friday at the Muda Lawal Stadium, Asero, Abeokuta.
The competition, which is organised for youths to experience competitive relationships and learn how to form close and durable human relationships with peers, will curb various anti-social vices in the society.
432 players from 24 different communities in Ogun Central Senatorial District will play against one another for the top prize, commencing from 6th March to 19th April, 2020.
According to a statement by the Chairman of the organizing committee, Olalekan Shoyinka, popularly known as ‘Ayinla Egba’, Ebrimson will lead a host of other dignitaries at the opening ceremony to take the first kick and to officially declare the competition open.
Other guests expected at the opening ceremony are the Permanent Secretary, Ogun State Ministry of Youth and Sports, Engineer Abiodun Abimbola Olayiwola and the Director of Administration, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Alhaji Adetunji Kanimodo.
Others include Director of Sports, Ogun State Sports Council, Mr. Sola Faleti, the Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta (FMCA), Professor Adewale Musa-Olomu, the Senior Special Assistant to the State Governor on Health, Dr. Kehinde Olayiwola Ololade and Coach Hakeem Adaranijo, Head of Coaching (Football) Ogun State Sports Council, among others.