Goro Football Academy Win Ottasolo U15 Football Championship

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu

Abuja (Precise Post) – Goro Academy at the weekend defeated B United to win the 2020 Ottasolo U15 Tournament.

The Goro won 8-7 through penalty shoot out after regular time had ended in a goalless draw.

Both sides missed several scoring chances during relegation time to the dismay of fans, who trooped to the Idowu Fadeyi Field, Ayobo to cheer them to .

Goro Academy , Abiodun Adeniji, said, “I am happy we won; my boys played well and to instructions. We deserve to win. B United are a good side too, they are not an easy team. I think it was a good match for both of us.”

The commended commended President of Ottasolo, Gabriel Davies, for providing enabling environment for youths to exhibit their skills.

En route to becoming the champions, Goro Academy topped Group F, beat Marvellous FC 7-6 on penalties at last eight and dusted Alade Academy in the semi-final.

Kayode Oluwashina of Goro, said that the team deserved to be champions after defeating B United.

“We deserved to be champions after defeating B United in the final. We are proud of our achievement because it is a team’s effort not individual.

The tournament, having recorded success in the first edition, Gabriel Davies after the finals of the said 25 have been pencilled down for the Ottasolo U15 Team.

“These lads would be travelling to China, Germany and Japan for invitational tournaments in 2021. It is good for these lads to have the opportunity,” Gabriel Davies stated.

On the educational development of the given their age range, Gabriel Davies advised the parents of the , that the education of these children is so important that playing soccer by the children should not be a hindrance.

Harping on the social benefits derived from the organization of the , Davies said: “This tournament has reduced negative vices by the children because they are busy channeling their energy to a productive course. Instead of thinking of how to negatively influence the society, they are doing something good with their time and energy.”

The was wrapped up with presentation of medals, trophies and cash prizes.

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