Governor Uba Sani Unity Cup Kicks Off On Saturday

By Edwin Akwueh, Abuja.

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The Governor Uba Sani Unity Cup, a competition geared towards raising a new football club for Kaduna State in Northern Nigeria, is set to kick off on Saturday, November 25th, 2023.

The competition will see teams from the twenty three Local Government Areas compete for honours in the two-week football fiesta, with the winner going home with a giant trophy and other prizes.

Chairman of the tournament and former Nigerian international, Tijani Babangida, told the media that the competition would be top notch as all has been put in place for a smooth organisation of the event.

Chairman of the Governor Uba Sani Unity Cup tournament and former Nigerian international, Tijani Babangida.

“I want to assure our amiable Governor, Senator Sani Uba, that we are going to come out with a very formidable squad that would be capable of representing Kaduna in any of the leagues,” Babangida said.

“Kaduna State is blessed with untapped football talents and with the technical team that we have put in place would definitely select nothing but the best players,and I am very sure that we will have a good football competition.”

Babangida thanked the Governor for giving him such wonderful opportunity to midwife a football club for the state, assuring confidence in the tink tank technical committee to select only the best players.

The matches are expected to be played at three centres which are, the Kudan Township Stadium in Kudan, the Ahmadu Bello stadium in Kaduna and the Kafanchan Town Stadium in Kafanchan.