The Zenith Bank/Delta State Principal’s Cup Season 2 has officially started. The kick off which was held at St.Patrick College Asaba, on Wednesday 1st of Nov 2017, was graced by football enthusiasts. Also present was the Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo.
The first game was between Mastercare Secondary School and Ogwashi-Ukwu Comprehensive School, ended goaless but the commitment of the players could be seen in every move as both schools struggled to outplay the other, yet displaying a true spirit of sportsmanship.
It is an open secret that the consistent successes recorded by Delta State in national competitions are largely due to its grass root sports development and Zenith Bank has continually been in the fore-front.
The Delta State commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chiedu Ebie, believes that this tournament would be used to identify talented youths. In his words, he said “our focus is long-term and our plan is for Zenith Bank/Delta State Principals Cup to serve as a platform for discovering young footballing talents, bearing in mind that the state is known for excellence in sports.
The Zenith Bank/Delta State Principal’s Cup finale is scheduled for February 2018 at the Ozoro Polytechnic stadium.