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N1m At Stake For MRS U-12 Kids Cup Final

Andrew Gbodume
Posted: May 23, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Steve Oma-Ofozor

LAGOS – A total of N1000, 000 will be shared among the winners of MRS U-12 Kids Cup competition as the final holds on Friday May 27, 2016 between Mary Age FC of Sabo and Aloro FC of Epe at the Campus Square Mini-Stadium, Lagos.

A breakdown of the figure shows that the champions for both men and women teams will pocket N250.000, the runner s-up will take home N150.000, while the third placed team will cart away N100.000 respectively.

The competition, which started in March with 63 teams, comprised of U-16 girls, while the boys team was restricted to only U-12.

The final clashes, which are expected to be fierce and thrilling and will feature both the male and female categories, will kick off at 2: 00 p.m. on Friday, as they are meant to mark the Children’s Day celebration.

Andrew Gbodume, MRS Managing Director, in a chat with the press, said that his company has fully realised the benefits of sponsoring grassroots tournament.

According to him, “The fact that some of the products from this tournament have been elevated to bigger national teams was very gladdening.”

The Director affirmed that MRS is not only fulfilling its commitment in its service to its immediate communities, but also “providing fulfillment to the teeming youth.”

He added that the company has made plans to add scholarship and other incentives to make the kids actualise their football dreams in the future.

He concluded that every child that watches the game will be refreshed and also go home with a prize as “it will make them stronger, focused and hard-work oriented.”