The defending champions of Lekki Concession Company (LCC)/Eti-Osa Local Government Football Championship, Pat Football Club of Ajah have retained the trophy. The team defeated Star Football Club of Igbo Efon 3-0 in the final match played on Sunday at Alasia playing ground opposite Lagos Business School, Ajah. All the goals were scored in the last 15 minutes of the first half. The game started on a cautious note with both teams playing fantastic football.
However, Pat FC showed their superiority by hitting the back of the net thrice in the last fifteen minutes of the first half. The MD/CEO of LCC, Mr Mubashiru Hassan, reiterated his earlier promise that the winners of the competition will be sponsored to participate in.the state chapter of the Federation Cup saying, “I don’t want them to be local champions”. According to him, the competition is meant to engage youths in the area as well as discover talents for all levels of football at the national level.
Hassan advised the players to take the competition seriously because it could be their stepping stone to achieving greatness. He enjoined the Local Organising Committee to expand the tournament so that other local governments can participate in future and also to make it competitive.
The Chairman of the LOC, Azeez Ismail, while thanking the LCC, said the tournament was progressing every year “we thank the LCC for making it possible, we keep progressing every year, this year’s edition is far better than what we had last season, we are looking forward to a bigger and better competition next year”.