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Zenith Bank/delta Principals’ Cup: LG Winners Vie For Honours In Eight Zones

As the ongoing Delta State Principals’ Cup football competition progresses, the winners of the 25 Local Governments in the state have been drawn to play in eight zones. The Delta State Principals’ Cup is a youth developmental football competition being sponsored over the years by Zenith Bank Plc. According to the organisers, Hideaplus, the zonal draw was conducted during the week in Delta State.

The winner in each of the zonal competition billed to take place between November 20 and 22nd will qualify for the quarterfinals billed to start on November 24th. In zone A, Ogbe-Out Primary school is the venue for thres LG winners to battle for one ticket.

They are Oshimili North, Ika South and Aniocha South while Zone B will see Aniocha North, Oshimili South and Ika North East compete at the Adaigbo Secondary School, Ogwashi-Uku. Isoko South, Ukwuani and Ethiope East are the LG winners to compete in Zone C with Utagba-Ogbe Grammar School Kwale as venue just as LG winners of Ndokwa East, Ughelli North, Udu will clash in Zone D which has Irri Grammar School Irri as venue.

Urhobo College is the venue for Zone E with Warri South West, Sapele and Ethiope West as LG winners ready for a slot, Nana College Warri will also host hostilities in Zone F with Burutu, Ughelli South, and Okpe LG winners as the battlers just as Government College Ughelli will host LG champions from Bomadi, Ndokwa West, Patani, and Isoko North in Zone G.

In Zone H, Uvwie, Warri South and Warri North will vie for the sole ticket at the Valley Stream British School Sapele. CEO of Hideaplus, Tony Pemu, told our correspondent that the competition this year has been most exciting among the secondary schools. “We are getting to the final stage and we are thrilled with what the young players are doing so far on the pitch,” Pemu said.

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