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Sports News of Thursday, 23 September 2021


Zenith Bank/Delta Headmasters Cup kicks off September 30

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The Zenith Bank/Delta State Headmasters Cup football competition for all Primary Schools in the state will kick off on September 30.

This is the first edition of the yearly competition after Zenith Bank decided to partner with the state.
According to a schedule made available to newsmen, yesterday, the press conference for the event holds on September 28 at the conference room of the Delta State secretariat, while the official kickoff will hold on Thursday next week at the St Patrick College, Asaba.

Already, Delta State Commissioner for Primary Education, Chika Ossai, has inaugurated the subcommittees for Headmasters’ Cup with a charge on the members to deliver effectively on their assignments.

Ossai is also the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee, while the committees are technical and venue committee, medicals committee, protest/ disciplinary committee, protocol/ceremonial committee, media/publicity/marketing and branding committee, entertainment committee and security committee
Representative of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Dickson Egede, said the institution was happy to partner with the Delta State government in catching the children young in football, adding that the bank would contribute its quota towards the success of the competition.

The zonal stage of the forthcoming competition will hold between October 18 and 22 with quarterfinal slated for October 22 and semifinals billed for November 2.

The third place and final matches will hold on November 11.