The Campos Mini-Stadium, Lagos Island will be a beehive of activities as the final matches and a spectacular ceremony rounding off the fourth edition of U-13 JOF Football Tournament.
The finals of the age grade grassroots football championship will take place on Sunday 11 June, 2023 with the 3rd place match between Ojo Babes of Ojo against Kudus Babes of Epe holding by 1pm, while Samadek Boys from Orile would tackle Wazbak Babes of Mainland in the final match which kicks off 3pm.
Interestingly, the four teams playing on final day will receive prizes for coming that far in the tournament, as an increased prize money of N1.4 million, courtesy of the sponsor, JOF Nigeria Limited, will be given out to the champions.
Dignitaries expected to be part of the final ceremony include Honourable Moyosore Onigbajo, former Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Segun Senbanjo, Country Director, Nord Oil, Feyi Bali, Captain Femi Ibitoye, Mrs Kelechi Ogbuaku of Zenith Bank and Mr. Lanre Folawiyo among many others.
The Chairman/CEO, JOF Nigeria Limited, who is the Chief Host, Dr Olusegun Olugboyegun, his wife, Bola Olugboyegun and Mr Dayo Olugboyegun, the Executive Director will also be in attendance with the company’s management team.
There will be presence of a couple of brands which are expected to add glamour to the final ceremony. These include First Bank Plc., Zenith Bank Plc, Custodian Insurance, Milo, Maltina, Lacasera, Gala and Indomie Noodles.
The Director, Strategic Support Services, JOF Nigeria Limited, Mr Adeyinka Adetunji said all hands are on deck to ensure a hitch free ceremony, adding that the company wishes the best team to be the champions this year.