Okoloma Ndoki: Ward 1 Clinches Oyigbo LGA Chairman Unity Cup 2023

Okoloma Ndoki: Ward 1 Clinches Oyigbo LGA Chairman Unity Cup 2023
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In an exciting final match at the Okoloma Sports Stadium, Ward 1—Okoloma Ndoki—emerged victorious as champions of the Oyigbo LGA Chairman Unity Cup 2023, defeating Ward 6—Obete Ndoki.Okoloma Ndoki: Ward 1 Clinches Oyigbo LGA Chairman Unity Cup 2023

The thrilling clash culminated in a tense penalty shootout, with Ward 1 triumphing 3-0 after a goalless draw in regulation time, Footballrover reports.

During the semifinals, Ward 1 secured their spot in the final by edging out Ward 3 with a 1-0 victory at the Okoloma Sports Stadium.

Simultaneously, Ward 6 claimed their place in the final by narrowly defeating Ward 10 with a 2-1 scoreline at the CSS Egberu Ndoki.ward six

The highly anticipated final encounter saw both teams evenly matched, leading to a deadlock even after an extra 30 minutes.

The tension peaked in a penalty shootout where Ward 6 missed all their opportunities, paving the way for Ward 1 to clinch victory with three successful penalties, igniting jubilation among their supporters.

The battle for the third-place position unfolded between Ward 3 and Ward 10 at the Okoloma Sports Stadium, also resulting in a gripping penalty shootout.

Ward 3 emerged triumphant, securing the bronze medal with a 7-6 victory on penalties.ward three

While addressing the enthusiastic crowd at the finals, the Council Chairman, Hon. Okechuckwu Akara expressed his delight at the tournament’s success, emphasising its role in fostering unity among the LGA’s youth from diverse clans, towns, and villages.

This tournament, like I emphasised on the opening day, is to foster unity amongst the youths of the LGA across the various clans, towns, and villages,” the chairman said.

He praised Hon. Chamberlain Moses, S.A. Youths and Sports, for organising a seamless and engaging event.

Promising further enhancements in the upcoming years, he highlighted improvements in organisation, participation, and audience attendance for this year’s tournament.

The event’s climax featured the presentation of medals, checks, and the trophy to the top three positions, celebrating the achievements of the participating wards.

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