The much-anticipated grassroots football competition, Prince GAS Cup has kicked off for the U15 and free age, Our Community can report.
The organiser of the competition, Prince Gbadamosi Adebola Sulaimon, said that while the U15 competition kicked off on October 5, the free age competition commenced on Friday, October 18.
Gbadamosi, who is popularly known as Prince GAS, disclosed that the competition is being played across five different venues – Jakande Estate, Igando, Iyana Era, Isheri and Egan.
Speaking on the modalities for the competition, Prince GAS said, “This year’s competition will be different from the previous ones because we played it in one venue before.
“This year, we are going to kit the finalists of the U15. Then the free age, we’re going to kit all the semi-finalists. We’ll go in with a set of jerseys courtesy Mr Fruts drinks.
“They’ll also go home with cash prize, trophy, and individual awards.
“Lastly, we’re going to assist the best three players of the competition to go for trials in MFM Football Club. Those are the things that will make this year’s tournament different from other ones we’ve been organising.”
He added that 24 teams were participating in the U15 competition while the free-age comprised 28 teams grouped into seven groups of four each.
“We’ll like to appreciate Elder David Akere, Iyk Madu Obi, Raheem Rolag, Pastor Taiwo Olayemi and Dr Olusegun Oyeleye, who is the MD of El Crystal Star, and Mr Segun Ali.
“We also have Boltun Gas too. They promised to give the Best Coach of the tournament free gas cylinder and will also fill it. They will also provide cash prize. We so much appreciate them.
“There is Yuskey Global Sport Concept too. He has tried a lot.”
Teams and Fixtures – U15:
Group A – ADEBAYO FC, Henry FA & LAZIO FA.
Group B – fire 2 FA, Royal Diamond & Sharp Striker
Group C – FACKSON NEXT PRO, Royal Warriors, Ola Star, Power of the Cross
Group D – Arising FA,D Way FC, Glory FA, Peerless FA
Group E – Future Star, Funny Babes, OLHAN FA & POSCA FC
Group F, DYNAMOUS FA, IMAFIDON FC,sky rocket & Victory FA
Results – U15
Saturday Oct. 5: Future Star 1 – 0 Pocsa; Power of the Cross 1 – 0 Ola Star; Sharp Striker 1 – 1 Royal Diamond
Sunday Oct. 6: Royal Diamond 2 – 1 fire 2 FA
Friday Oct. 11: Glory 1-0 D Way; Royal Warriors 0 – 0 FACKSON NEXT PRO
Saturday Oct 12: OLHAN FA 1 – 3 Funny Babes; Power of the Cross 0 – 1 FACKSON; Royal Warriors 1 – 1 OLA STAR; Funny babes 0-2 future star
Sunday Oct 13: Power of the Cross 2 – 1 Royal Warriors; Ola Star 1 – 1 FACKSON Next Pro; Fire 2 0 – 2 Sharp Striker; Peerless 1 – 0 Arising
Teams and Fixtures – Free age:
Olu Omo FC
Power Of The Cross
Boss Man Bet
D Way FC
OJ New Star