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Sunday, 7 January 2018

FEMODINO FC lifts 2017 Timothy Owoeye Christmas Cup



The 2017 edition of Hon. Timothy Owoeye Christmas youth football championship, came to a thrilling climax on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 with the crowning of Femidino Football Club as the 2017 champions. The final match was between the che champions (Femodino FC) and Hon. Olukanni Football Club.

The yearly competition which kicked off two weeks before 2017 Christmas featured nine teams from Ilesa and her environs. The teams that participated in the competition included Hon. Timothy Owoeye Real Eagle, Young Shall Grow FC, Diamond FC, Mighty Jet FC, Hon. Bolaji Olukanni FC, G.O.E FC, Fancy FC and Bright Rangers FC and Femodino FC.

The aim was to create a platform for the discovery of Ijesa football talents from the youth who are very fascinated by football. The organisers of the competition headed by Hon. OluyiBlow cast the net far and wide to reach even the remote areas of Ijesaland.

Now in the 2017 edition of the tournament, one success recorded is the impressive turn out of football spectators at the Finals played on the football field of Osun State College of Health Technology. The losers final was played between the Diamond FC and Hon. Timothy Owoeye Real Eagles. Diamond FC won the third place after a very though duel that was decided by penalty shootouts.

Guests at the finals include Hon. Ajibola Famurewa (MHR), Hon. Seun Asagidigbi, the NFA chairman in Ilesa East, Hon. Florence Ajinde, Hon. Babatunde Fagbemi, Executive Secretary Ilesa North East LCDA, Hon. Adeoye Olusola, Executive Secretary, Ilesa East LG, Hon. Isola Ariyo, Hon. Oladimeji Komolafe, Lion Ademola Adigun, Hon. Akintola Akinyele and many others.

At the end of the competition, medals and cash gifts were presented to the finalists and the coveted Championship Cup was handed over to the champions.

Photos from the final match.
All photo credit, Oladimeji Lasore










































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