Lagos - The Nigeria Football Federation will on Sunday at
the 2015 Federation Cup Finals, honour more of those who had contributed to
making the Federation Cup the most glamorous football tournament in the
The yearly honour is part of the attempt to restore glory to
a tournament that used to draw the biggest crowds, as the event of shocks and
The 2015 edition is not left out in terms of shocks, as Akwa
United and Lobi Stars, two teams that finished in the bottom half of the
Nigeria Premier League table, will battle it out in the Final.
Also read: Lobi Stars to face Akwa United in Fed Cup final
The 2015 Federation Cup Honorary list include former
Shooting Stars striker, Rashidi Yekinni, Baba Otu Mohammed of Mighty Jets, Best
Ogedegbe, former Standard of Jos defender, Okey Isima, Friday Ekpo , Sam Opone,
Amusa Adisa, Inua Rigogo, Dairu Sadi, and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi Onyedika of Enugu
Others are FIFA graded referee Linus MBA, and veteran
journalist, Segun Adenuga.
The NFF and the Lagos State Sports Commission have also
announced that gates will be free, and the sum of N200,000 (Two Hundred
Thousand naira) will be won via a raffle draw.
Fans coming to the arena have been told to expect a
well-monitored situation with efficient crowd control, alert security officers,
friendly protocol officers and well marshalled parking, all in a bid to make
the Federation Cup experience worthwhile for all present.For
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