This year’s edition of the Zenith Bank sponsored Delta Principals’ Cup, a football competition for secondary schools in Delta State will kick off on Thursday, October 7.
The confirmation of the Kick off date is coming barely 24 hours after it was announced that the Headmasters’ Cup football competition for primary schools will start on September 30.
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According to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Augustine Ede Oghoro, St. Patricks College, Asaba will host the Kick off at 11am.
The Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, said it was a delight that the sports projects of the bank are coming up gradually after the threat of COVID-19 all through last year.
“We are happy to have our events back and now the participants will be happy to exhibit their talents. We are particularly serious with our catch them young programmes aimed at developing the up and coming stars,” Onyeagwu said.
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the grassroots competition was inaugurated on Wednesday, September 23 by the Delta State Commissioner for Secondary Education, Mrs Rose Ezewu.
While inaugurating the committees in Asaba, Mrs Ezewu, charged members to redouble their commitment towards ensuring the success of the competition.
The final will take place on November 25 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.