Dare, Makinde For Oyo Unity Cup finals



The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, and the Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, will attend the finalsof the maiden Oyo Unity Cup on Sunday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

The Oyo Unity Cup, a brainchild of the sports minister, kicked off on January 25 at the Soun Stadium in Ogbomoso and is aimed at discovering talents and nurturing them to stardom.

Dare said, “I look forward to a tournament that will take place across the federation but not only in football, as other sports will be put into consideration to hold in different states. Wrestling could be held in Bayelsa, table tennis can take place in Ilorin, basketball can be in Kano, and so on.”Also to grace the final event are ex-internationals Daniel Amokachi, Joseph Yobo, Mutiu Adepoju, Ike Shorunmu among others.

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