Football: Awka South 2 Community Shield Kicks Off Dec. 20 In Anambra
The fourth annual Awka South 2 constituency community shield would hold between Dec. 20 and Jan. 2 2020.
Youths from the seven communities including Amawbia, Ezinato, Isiagu, Mbaukwu, Nibo, Nise and Umuawulu would trade tackles in the competition popularly called Obizi Unity Cup.
The competition is sponsored by Pius Okoye, member representing Awka South 2 State Constituency in the Anambra House of Assembly.
Speaking at the draws for the competition on Monday, Ifeanacho Ogum, Chairman of the Organising Committee of the tournament said the coming Obizi Unity Cup promises to be the best in the history of the competition.
Ogum said talented youths resident in the communities (indigenes and visitors) would have the opportunity of showcasing their skills and entertaining the public during the Yuletide.
The communities are drawn into two groups; while Group A has four teams including Umuawulu, Isiagu, Nise and Mbaukwu, Group B is made up of three teams Nibo, Amawbia and Ezinator
The general manager said the kickoff would start between the best teams in Awka South 1 and Awka South 2 state constituencies on Dec. 20 while defending champions Umuawulu will lock horns with runners up Isiagu on Dec. 21.
Jan 1, will be a match free day while the third place and final place matches would hold on Jan.2.
He assured that the COVID-19 protocols would be observed as there would be hand wash points at the venues as well as ensure that players don’t exchange jerseys after .