Abuja - The fourth edition of the Mohammed Sanusi Cup
competition came to a close in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, on Tuesday, with Matawalle
FC of Birnin Kebbi emerging the champions.
It was a huge gathering of political heavyweights, football
leaders and stakeholders, leading academicians, emirs, chiefs, ex
–international players, philanthropists and well –wishers, as last year’s
losing finalist Matawalle FC pipped Wambai FC of Yauri 1-0 in the final.
Kebbi State Director of Sports, Alhaji Usman Umar Ladan said
a total of 20 teams registered for this year’s competition, including two teams
from Argungu, four teams from Jega, one team from Yauri and 13 teams from
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Sponsor of the competition and NFF General Secretary,
Mohammed Sanusi said: “It is a competition that gives me tremendous joy and I
am even thinking of how to expand it in the coming years. I am excited to be
able to give back to the society. It is a great feeling.
“The teams that take part are non-League teams, and over the
past four years, I can say that it is a championship that the youth of Kebbi
State look forward to with much expectation.”For
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