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Governor Ortom’s CPS Applauds Benue Youth Football Talents

Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Mr. Terver Akase says his principal will continue to support talent hunt initiatives that seek to give Benue youths opportunities to realize their dreams.

Mr Akase stated this today at Railway Quarters Makurdi during the final game of a football tournament organised by Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Makurdi in collaboration with the Vice Chairman, Lobi Stars FC, Mr Mike Idoko.

He commended the church for organising a successful tournament where talents had been harnessed, stressing that through the competition, players would be discovered for Lobi Stars, national and international teams

The Chief Press Secretary who expressed the commitment of Governor Ortom to youths and sports development.

He also donated a set of jerseys to each of the teams that played the final game. He also encouraged the overall best player and highest goalscorer of the tournament as well as goalkeepers of the winners and runners-up teams.

Faith Hills Football Club of Wadata defeated Elite Football Club, Railway Quarters by a lone goal scored by Demenenge Daga to lift the trophy in the final, marking the end of the two weeks competition which featured ten teams within the Benue State Capital.

Joshua Igoche of Faith Hills Football Club Wadata won the Most Valuable Player of the tournament while Young Lions Football Club of Makurdi came third in the tournament.

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Terver Akase presented the trophy to Faith Hills Football Club, Wadata, winners of the tournament.