Oyo Speaker’s Cup Starts Feb. 25

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Speaker of the Oyo state House of Assembly Hon Michael Adeyemo supported by Deputy Speaker Majority Leader and Chairman House Commitee on Sport to recive the trophy from Oyo state FA Chairman Chief James Odeniran

The Speaker of Oyo state House of Assembly, Hon Michael Adeyemo  on Tuesday disclosed that he  Sponsoring a football competition to discover future talents among the young ones in the state

Hon Adeyemo while receiving the trophy of the maiden edition of speaker’s cup from the Oyo state chapter of the football Association at the conference hall of the Assembly said , he  expresses confidence that the gesture will go a long way in shaping carrier of the younger generations

“  The competition will not only  divert the attention of the younger  ones from being  devil’s workshop but also  enhance professionalism among them, if we have such competition in place regularly there will be less thuggery in the society”

Hon Adeyemo while urging the FA in Oyo state to ensure equity and fairness during the competition also advise parent to  encourage their wards to engage in sporting activities  for talent discovery

The chairman FA oyo state , Chief Odeniran James while presenting  the competition trophy to the speaker commended the lawmaker for his genuine passion for sport development in the state

He also disclose that the  competition which will  involve team from the  33 local government in the state  will start on the 25th of February 2017 and have its final played on31st march 2017

Also the chairman House committee on Sport, Hon Fatai  Adesina  in his welcome address said the Speakers Cup will go  a long way in enhancing sport development in the state  as it will not only promote professionalism but also serve as a platform to breed footballers for the state owned teams and others

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