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Egbin Power promotes sport development with community football contest

Power generation firm, Egbin Power Plc has expressed commitment to create platform that allows young people to showcase their talents while also deepening unity among…

Power generation firm, Egbin Power Plc has expressed commitment to create platform that allows young people to showcase their talents while also deepening unity among community members, saying this contributes to youth and community development.

The 2nd edition of Egbin Power Plc Community Football tournament hosted as part of the company’s efforts to promote sport development in its host communities – Egbin, Ijede and Ipakan.

A total of 16 football clubs drawn from different towns in the host communities featured in the 2023 edition.

Other football teams that took part in the competition were: Egbin Diamond FC, Oko-Ope FC, Alannu-Omo FC, Egbin Classical FC, New Generation FC, Igbe-Ogunro FC, Ebute Olowo, Egbin Diamond FC, Abule-Eko FC, Ajeri Boys, Dragon Ipakan and Ajede FC.

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At the finals, Alagura Football Club (FC) emerged winner of the 2023 edition by defeating Igbopa FC 2 – 0, while Sterling Boys Ipakan came 3rd after a thrilling encounter with Oke-Eletu FC that ended 6 – 2.

Speaking at the finals of the 2023 edition held at Ipakan Community Stadium, Ikorodu, the company’s Head of Corporate Communication & Branding, Felix Ofulue said the football competition was created to positively engage the youth, boost sport development.

“No doubt, the competition provided opportunities for them to bond and also showcase their skills. And we are excited that the tournament recorded high success. We believe that youths in these communities possess the abilities to realise their potentials. At Egbin Power Plc we are excited to provide this platform for them to thrive,” Ofulue noted.

 

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