The Otunba Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke Memorial Cup continued on Monday, as Osun F.A team became the first team to qualify for the Quarter Finals.
The Osogbo based team defeated their opponent, Oriade United FC, by 1-0, courtesy of a goal scored by Adebayo Tosin in the 78th Minute of the encounter.
Odo-Otin Utd FC also sealed their place in the Quarter Finals after an enthralling encounter with their counterpart, Olorunda Utd.
Olorunda Utd started out well, but failed to convert their chances early on, thereby leading to Odo-Otin Utd scoring twice in fifteen minutes, through Moshood Olaniyan and Joseph Afolabi in the 59th and 74th minutes, after which Sodiq Alabi scored a consolation goal in the 79th minutes as the game ended 2-1 in favour of Odo-Otin Utd.
Round of 16 matches will continue on Friday, the 23rd of December at the Osogbo City Stadium. Boluwaduro United FC will face Orolu United by 10am, while Ila United and Isokan Utd, Apomu will trade tackles by 12pm on the same day.
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.