Kaduna Governor’s Cup: Lere LGA Suffers 2-0 Defeat, As Igabi Emerges Winner

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Kaduna Governor’s Cup: Lere LGA Suffers 2-0 Defeat, As Igabi Emerges Winner
Zainab Tanimu
Kaduna, North-West, Nigeria
Lere Local Government Football Team suffered a 2 – 0 defeat from its Igabi counterpart in the just concluded Governor’s Cup Final at the Kaduna Township Stadium at the weekend.
Aliyu Baba, spoting No 4 Jersey  capitalised on the defensive error of Lere boys and converted a long pass from the midfield for the first goal at exactly 35 minutes into the first half.
Lere’s striker Shamsideen Suleiman failed to convert several opportunities into goal, as he lost many opportunities in the first 45 minutes of the match.
On resumption, Igabi came out stronger to show its superiority over Lere, as another chance was converted into goal again by Aliyu Baba.
The Governor’s Cup was organized by the Kaduna State Football Association, with the support of the State Government.
While appreciating the support of Kaduna Government, the KDSFA chairman, Hon. Sheriff Kassim disclosed that the aim of the tournament is to encourage and promote football at the grassroots across the state.