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Maracana Soccer Fiesta: Remo Stars, Kwara United Brace Up For Tournament Opener.


The first edition of the Maracana Soccer Fiesta will get underway on Tuesday, as two games have been lined up for the opening day of the Competition.

The Football Tournament is put together and sponsored by the Local Government Chairman of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government, Hon Fatai Adekunle Ayoola, has the Senior Special Adviser on Sports to the Lagos State Government, Mr. Adeboye Adeyinka(Authority) as the Local Organising Committee Chairman is mainly aimed at mobilising and uniting youths together as one, in ensuring the realisation of the APC Candidates Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Babajide Sanwoolu as winners of next year Presidential and Governorship Elections respectively.

Two top teams in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Remo Stars and Kwara United, will start their Maracana Soccer Fiesta campaign against Ajegunle United SC and Eagle Wings FC respectively.

The first game of the day, Remo Stars versus Ajegunle United SC will kick off by 10am at the Maracana Stadium, while Kwara United and Eagles Wings FC will battle it out by 2pm at the Nathaniel Idowu Football pitch.

Six million naira has been placed for the prize money of the Competition. The Competition will end on the 9th of December 2022.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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