2024 Osun Governor’s Cup: Exciting Semi-Finals Wrap Up Ataoja School Of Science

2024 Osun Governor's Cup

2024 Osun Governor’s Cup

It was an action-packed Monday at the football pitch of Ataoja School Of Science, Osogbo, as the venue hosted the 1st and 2nd semi-final matches of the prestigious Osun School Sports Foundation Governors Cup.

Sponsored by Peculiar Ultimate Concerns LTD and organized by the School’s Sport Foundation, the semi-finals witnessed thrilling encounters and showcased the talent and dedication of young footballers from across the region.

Ataoja School Of Science, Osogbo in yellow.

In the first semi-final showdown, Ataoja School Of Science dominated the field, securing a commanding 8-1 victory over Community Grammar School, Iperindo. The Ataoja team displayed exceptional skill and teamwork, with standout performances from Peter Oyeniran, who netted four (4) goals, and Aminulahi Ismail, among others. However, Community Grammar School, Iperindo, managed to score a consolation goal in the closing stages of the game.

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Community Grammar School, Iperindo.

In the second semi-final clash, fans were treated to a nail-biting encounter as Ife Anglican Grammar School, Ife East, edged out Lanre Leke Sports Academy, Ile Ogbo with a narrow 2-1 victory. The match was closely contested, with both teams showcasing their determination and skill until the final whistle.

2024 Osun Governor's Cup:
Actions from 2024 Osun Governor’s Cup.

The presence of esteemed dignitaries, including Permanent Secretary Mr. Dele Olawoyin, Mr. Adesiyan, Director of Sports at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr Sanjo asst director Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr Tunde Ladepo, MD Peculiar and Alhaji Layi Olafiranye, a prominent philanthropist, added to the excitement of the event.

Ife Anglican Grammar School, Ife East.

Other dignitaries present at the semi-finals are; Coach Yekini Yusuf, Coach Yomi Elijah the brain behind the competition, Coach Kehinde Johnson of the Osun state sports council, Mr Sodunke Sogo, a Sports entrepreneur and Mrs Moradeyo Fumilayo, the PRO Osun state Sports council. Their support and encouragement for the young footballers further underscored the importance of grassroots sports development in the region.

Lanre Leke Sports Academy, Ile Ogbo.

With the stage now set for the grand finale, all eyes are on the upcoming showdown between Ife Anglican Grammar School, Ife East, and Ataoja School Of Science, Osogbo. Football enthusiasts and supporters eagerly anticipate the thrilling match, which promises to be a fitting conclusion to an exhilarating tournament.

The Final is scheduled to take place on Monday, the 11th of March, 2024, at the prestigious Osogbo Township Stadium. Stay tuned for more updates and exciting football action as the journey to crown the champions of the Osun School Sports Foundation Governors Cup continues!