Offa, the Headquarters of Offa Local Government Area of Kwara state will be agog between October to December, with dates set for three major football competitions among youth teams in the community and its environs.
According to the schedules made available to sportsbash.com.ng, this year’s edition of Honourable’s Cup soccer competition will be played between October and November, at the Oloffa Stadium, in Offa.
The tournament is being sponsored by Hon Gbenga Abdulwaheed JK, who is representing Eesa/Shawo/Igboidun Constituency at the Kwara State House of Assembly.
The competition, which is being organised by the Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON), Offa branch, is part of the youth development platforms introduced by the State Assembly member.
Also, this year’s Prince Michael Bolarinwa Olagunju memorial soccer competition and Princess Maria Arinola memorial soccer competitions will hold simultaneously, between November and December, at the same Oloffa Stadium.
The two in one competition is being organised by Alhaji Wasiu Adebisi Lawal of Bisi International Business Ventures Limited, supported by Olagunju family, and being sponsored by Soji Olagunju.
Prince Michael Bolarinwa Olagunju memorial soccer competition is now in its 16th edition, while Princess Maria Arinola Olagunju female memorial soccer competition is in its 10th edition.
According to Lawal, youth across the state and its environs should as usual, take advantage of the competitions in advancement of their career, even as he described football, and sports generally, as a unifying factor.