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Otunba Isiaka Adeleke Memorial Cup: Atakumosa East FC, Ilesa East FC Book Place In Quarterfinals


Otunba Isiaka Adeleke Memorial Cup: Ojo Olowe’s Hat-trick Sees Atakumosa East FC Through To Quarterfinals.

Atakumosa East FC were the second team to progress to the last eight in the boxing day fixture of the Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke Memorial Cup after beating Ife South by three goals to nil.

Ojo Olowe was the hero of the day, as the young player netted the first hat-trick of the Competition, scoring in the 21st, 38th and 63rd Minute of the game respectively.

Also on Monday, Ilesa East booked their place in the Quarter Finals, after overcoming Ife East via penalties.

The game was destined to end in a draw, as both sides kept missing golden chances to take the lead, however it was the Ilesa team that got victorious 4-3 via penalties.

The last phase of the Round of 16 will take place on Wednesday, the 28th of December at the Osogbo City Stadium. Iwo United, will take on Ede South It’s by 10am, while Ayedire It’s and Egbedore United will trade tackle for a place in the Quarter Finals by 12pm.

The Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke Memorial Cup Football Competition was initiated by Honourable Bamidele Salam in the year 2020, to immortalize the selfless, philanthropic services of the first civilian Governor of Osun State, who was a former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and an astute Politician when he was alive.

The third edition of the Competition has being expanded to involve selected Football Clubs from the 30 Local Governments in Osun State and the Ife East Area Office.

Adeleke Dynasty FC & Eyiowuawi FC are the past winners of the prestigious Memorial Football Championship.


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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