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Rashidi Yekini U-13 tournament: Ogun, Kaduna for final

Last updated on June 1, 2019

Tornadoes Football Academy of Abeokuta and CCS of Kaduna have both secured their place in the final of Rashidi Yekini U-13 football competition.

Tornadoes defeated Ratcom Football Academy of Ilorin 2-1 in the first semi final match played at the Ira Township Playing Field in Oyun local government area of Kwara.


CCS Kaduna continued its dominance in the tournament with a resounding 3-1 win over Deborah Foyeke Babes of Ira.

Tornadoes had played out a one all draw with Iyabo Ibiyeye of Offa, Kwara, in the quarter final to advanced to the semi final 5-4 via penalties.

CCS recorded the biggest margin of the tournament after a 8-0 victory over Igbonna United while Foyeke defeated Ira Super Stars 2-0 to get the semi final tickets.

Ratcom in the quarter beat Golden Boys of Offa 3-0 before it set up the semi final match with Tornadoes.

Incidentally, the last team the late Rashidi Yekini played for was Gateway United FC of Ogun State and grew up in Kaduna, the state of the second finalist CCS.

Meanwhile, the final of the competition has been scheduled for Thur., May 4, a date the late goal king died in Ibadan, the Oyo State, capital.

The sponsor of the competition and Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki is the Special Guest of Honour while the Chief Host is the Onira of Ira, Oba Abdulwahab Oyetoro.



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