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Maracana Soccer Fiesta: U-15: Erelu Kiddies Claim Surprise Win Over Ajegunle Junior Flames, While Smart City Pins Point Against Remo Stars.

A goal each from Edezi Samo in the 9th Minute and Haruna Hadi in the 16th apiece was all that was needed as Remo Stars and Smart City settled for a draw at the on going Maracana 2022 soccer Fiesta.

It was the second match for Remo Stars having lost to Ajegunle United in their first match in the free Age category at the Maracana Football Pitch, Tolu, Ajegunle.

Remo Stars obviously parading a depleted team with about nine players nursing one injury or the other has time to contend with as the new NPFL season begins in December tentatively.

Match Day three will see Ajegunle United who are high on confidence after defeating Remo Stars in their first match will pair against Smart City while Eagles Wings having drawn their first match against Kwara United will contend with Nath Boys.

The final of the tournament will hold on the 9th at the newly built Maracana Stadium, Tolu Ajegunle.

In the Under-15 category concluded on Wednesday, Erelu Edu Football Club of Eti-Osa were victorious over Ajegunle United by a lone goal and will cart away the one million Naira prize money for the winner in that category.

The Maracana 2022 Soccer Fiesta has three categories, the free age , the U 15 and the 7 aside. All three categories has two million naira each has prize money.

The Tournament is the brain child of the chairman of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government, Hon. Fatai Ayoola Adekunle, in support of the political pursuit of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and His Excellency the Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu.


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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