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Maracana Soccer Fiesta U-15 Championship: Promoting Grassroots Football In Nigeria – Erelu Kiddies Goes Home With N1m After Emerging Champions.

The Under 15 Category of the Maracana Soccer Fiesta ended yesterday and Erelu Edu Kiddies emerged winners, after defeating Ajegunle Junior Flames 1-0 in an enthralling encounter.

It was indeed a surprise win for the Erelu Edu Kiddies as Ajegunle Junior Flames were regarded as the favourite and tipped to beat them in the final.

The first edition of the Maracana Soccer Fiesta, U-15 Championship can be viewed as a remarkable achievement, as the competition is seen as a major partner towards improving the standard of football in Lagos and discovering talents in a way of contributing to the youth development in the country.

In the process of winning the Maracana Soccer Fiesta U-15 Championship, Erelu Kiddies went home with a prize money of N1m, while Ajegunle Junior Flames got N600,000.


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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