Okowa’s Tribunal Victory, Reaffirmation Of Mandate Given To Him By Deltans- CUPP

  By Victor Bieni   The Immediate past Senior Special Assistance (SSA) to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Inter-Party Relations and Delta State Chairman, Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) Hon. Chief Efe Tobor in a joint statement with the CUPP Spokesman who doubles as the Delta state KOWA Party Chairman, Prince Henry.E.Eze(JP) have applauded the Tribunal judgement that affirmed the Victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the winner of the March, 2019 Guber election in the State, described gesture as the Reaffirmation by Deltans.   While addressing the Newsmen today…

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Speedstar Academy CEO Rates 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup High

The Chief Executive Officer of Maro11 Speedstar Academy, Precious Echewa, has rated the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup very high, saying that the level of competition among all 108 teams who took part in the qualifiers is impressive. Echewa, who said this immediately after his side qualified for the group phase of the grassroot soccer tournament at the expense of Amazing Grace FC, said the brand of good football most teams play is incredible. He noted that the competition has proven to many that abundant talents waiting to be exposed are…

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Bet9ja Royal Cup: Ediri Fires Golden Albion to Victory

Ediri Godstime became the fourth player to score a hattrick in the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup when Golden Albion beats De Blessed FC 5 – 2. This feat was one major action of Matchday Two fixtures on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the DSC Mobile Camp field at Orhuwhorun-Udu. Ediri banged a double in quick succession in the 15th and 19th minutes respectively to put Albion firmly ahead earlier on in the tie, before he fired his third goal in the 65th minutes to stretch the advantage beyond the reach…

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Bet9ja Royal Cup: Defending Champions, Future Stars Crash Out Of Tournament

By Omoghene Benedict, Defending champions, Future Stars FC Otu-Jeremi have crashed out of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup. Stars were bundled out of Delta’s premier grassroots soccer tournament 4 – 2 on penalties by Jeremi United. This came after a heated 90 minutes encounter between both sides 24 hours earlier at the Otu-Jeremi Primary School Field in Jeremi. Due to the body of water retained in both goal areas of the Jeremi pitch, the tie was eventually concluded on penalties at the DSC Mobile Camp grass turf in Orhuwhorun on…

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2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup: Matchday One Fixtures Roll Out

By Omoghene Benedict, The pairings for Matchday one action for the 2019 edition of the Bet9ja Royal Cup have been released formally by the competition’s Local Organizing Committee. According to a press statement by the tournament’s Media and Communications Lead, Jahrock Ujewe, the grassroot football showpiece will feature matches across various centers in all local government areas of Delta State, except Sapele, Warri South West, Bomadi, Burutu, amongst others. Texas Sports will lock horns with Royal FC in the competition’s curtain raiser on September 14, 2019 at All Saints Anglican…

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Ibori Endorses 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup, Sets To Be Present At Draws

By Jahrock Ujewe, The 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup has been boosted by endorsement given to it by Chief Oberiri Ekpiwhre Ibori, saying that the competition will open up all nooks and crannies to witness genuine grassroot football development. Chief Ibori, in a meeting with some representatives of some participating clubs, said the initiative to float the competition across all 25 local government areas of the state is a worthy and laudable venture. He thanked Bet9ja agents for deeming fit to assist in reviving the game at a time there is…

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The Coming of A Traditional Grassroot Soccer Team

By Jahrock Ujewe, Since the club was founded in 2000, they have painstakingly worked their way up on the pecking order of grassroot football clubs in Delta State. They have had their golden generation of players, who have etched their names on the memories of lovers of grassroot football in the state between 2008 and 2015. In 2010, they were bronze medalists in the Gulder Five-a-Side National Football Championships. Thereafter, they claimed the 2013 Utuama Peace Cup and the 2014 Ewu Peace Cup in spectacular style respectively. Beyond every reasonable…

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All Set For 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup Draws, Coaches’ Workshop

Omoghene Benedict, All is now set for the draws and the capacity building workshop for coaches and top officials of teams who have registered for the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup in Delta State. The occasion, which holds on September 4, 2019 at the exotic Wellington Hotels in Effurun by 10am, will be an eye-opening moment session for both coaches and officials of all registered clubs. According to a statement issued by the competition’s Media and Communications Lead, Jahrock Ujewe, Coach Henry Abiodun, the National Training Officer of Nigeria Football Coaches…

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Bet9ja Royal Cup: A Platform For Good Grassroot Teams To Excel

By Jahrock Ujewe, Chief Executive Officer of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup, Johnbull Onome James has disclosed that participation on the championship by various team is a good platform for them to excel locally and internationally. Johnbull, the head coach of Excellent Academy FC made this known while briefing newsmen at Ughelli North, Delta state He said, “It has been noted that any grassroot club that do not participate in the 2019 edition of the Bet9ja Royal Cup competition is not helping the development of football in its locality. With…

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Unity FC Of Asaba Targets 2019 Bet9ja Trophy

By Uruemu Favour, The chairman of Unity FC of Asaba, Miebaka Lugard Precious, has stated that his team is not in the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup to make up the numbers, but to reach the group stage and go on to claim the coveted crown. Miebaka said he is delighted that his team have registered for the competition and preparations have started in earnest. The chairman of the modest club commended Bet9ja agents for being at the forefront of reviving grassroot football in Delta State presently, since most corporate bodies…

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