Mailafia Peace & Unity Cup: Obi United FC Are The New Champions As Thunder FC Refuse To Strike At The Final


It was an all night celebrations for Obi United Football Club fraternity after emerging Champions of the 6th edition of the Yakubu Mailafia Peace & Unity Football Competition against all odds.

Obi United FC, whose best finish last year was a quarter final finish, proved bookmakers wrong as they won the “Mailafia Dynasty/Daddare Community World Cup designed trophy”, beating highly favored, Thunder FC, who ousted the erstwhile defending champions, Greater Tomorrow FC at the semi final.

1st position went home with #600,000 2nd position #400,000 3rd place would have #300,000 and 4th place to go home with #100,000.

The sponsor and brain behind this tournament aimed at promoting peace and unity in the once troubled area, CSP Yakubu Mailafia, after the final, said it can only get better as plans are on ground to make it bigger and better.

Anas Yusuf Okpadibu of Obi United FC with 6 goals won the highest goalscorers award.

Victor Elias of Thunder FC won the best goalkeeper award.


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