Super Four Tourney: Kakuri Academy Emerged Winner … Ashiru Pledges to Support Community Sports Development

Kakuri Football Academy on Sunday finished top in the just concluded Kaduna State Community Development (KSCD) and Youth Owners Club Association (YOCA), Super Four Tournament, winning N150,000, price.

Ikhana Babes placed second position and smiled to the banks with a N100,000, while Gamji Babes finished third position and got N50,000.

Gunners FC settled for the fourth position, and received N30,000 for their efforts.

Special Guest at the tournament, Kaduna State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial Candidate, Honourable Isa Ashiru Kudan, vowed to support community sports development by supporting the KSCD and YOCA in ensuring its laudable programmes take youth off crime in the state if elected Governor in 2019.

He added that, if given the mandate to rule the state in 2019, issues of youth development and empowerment will will be accorded top priority.

Represented by a former Commissioner of Youth and Sports, Honourable Shehu Adamu, he said that he would have been physically present, but had to attend the flag off of the PDP Presidential campaign rally in Sokoto which is also taking place on Sunday.

In an interview with newsmen, KSCD YOCA CEO, Coach Nasiru Adamu Chiji he was happy about the success of the Super Four.

“I am very happy to gather this kind of people here this is not the first or second edition, we have been doing it to assist the youth and take them away from drugs and other vices.

“It has become compulsory to call on the government to come and assist. There is no club in the country you won’t find Kaduna groomed players. We call on the government to contribute to sports development,” he charged.

On the sponsorship from Naijabet and others, he said that it is a good thing they have sponsors coming in to sponsor football.

“It us a good decision because it will take the youth off streets,” Chiji added.

Several dignitaries, including the Kaduna State FA Chairman, Honourable Sheriff Alkassim were present at the event.

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