Top Local Teams To Battle For Bogoro Cup In Bauchi

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Akin Bolarinwa

Eighty teams are expected to chase for glory in the much anticipated Prof. Suileman Elias Bogoro Peace and Unity Football Tournament slated Bauchi.

The teams, drawn from the 20 local government areas in Bauchi state are in three zones, Katagum, Central and Bauchi.

The Chairman of Bauchi State Football Associations (BAFA) Patrick Pascal, MON is the sponsor and organiser of the peace and unity football tournament.

Patrick Pascal, who is the coordinator of Super Eagles of Nigeria, stated that the tournament is in honour Professor Bogoro’s contributions towards the youth development.

“We are putting this tournament together to preach peace and unity among ourselves despite the security challenges in the country.

“Prof. Bogoro has done a lot in Bauchi state as regards education and youth empowerment”.

“This is our own way of appreciating what he has done for the youths,” Pascal stated.

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