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2020 Oba Of Idanyin Football Tournament: Oba Rewards Scorpion Lion For Lifting Trophy


“Scorpion Lion Football Club emerged winners of the competition with a 4 goals to one against their rival Masa Foundation”

The 2020 Oba’s Cup which kicked off on December 2020 came to an exciting climax on Sunday 17th January 2021, as the chief host His Royal Majesty Oba Joshua Olawale Aminu Olu Idanyin kingdom. Commandant General Orchard Security Services Limited. Coordinator Southwest NNPC Right of Way congratulates all winners and participating teams in the competition.

The Oba’s Cup is a football competition which was inaugurated some years ago by his majesty with the sole aim of promoting sportsmanship among the youths in Idanyin community and its environs.

The last edition of the tournament was a huge success as the event was graced by lots of personalities from far and wide within country.

Sixteen teams started the competition, Scorpion Lion Football Club emerged winners of the competition against their rival Masa Foundation Football Club which came second.

During the competition, indigenes of the Idanyin communities as well as visitors trooped to the stadium to witness the display of skills and sportsmanship from the teams. It was moments of entertainment and celebration with lots of cultural displays as everyone who witnessed the competition were elated by the euphoria of sportsmanship displayed during the games.

All participating teams showered encomiums on the sponsor His Royal Majesty Oba Joshua Olawale Aminu Olu Idanyin kingdom who is also Commandant General of Orchard Security Services Limited for supporting the youths through sports. They also thanked him for the platform he has given to them to showcase their skills in the spirit of celebration.

Addressing the media, Former Super Eagle Player Victor Agali applauded his royal majesty for his benevolence, he encouraged the young talents to hold on to their dreams noting that he is ever ready to help the skillful and hardworking youngsters get to the apex of their desired aspiration in football.

Present during the grand finale included His Royal Majesty Oba Kolawole Aremu Sowemimo, the Olu Of Owode – Egba in Obafemi- Owode Local Government Area of Ogun, Mr. Rasul Allahverdiyev the CEO Pelikan International Sportive Activities and Organization Services Inc., Eric Obidike, Head specialist Pelican International Football Agency, Victor Agali Former Super Eagle player, Police Area Commander and DPO of Agbara among other royal dignitaries were not left out.

“sixteen teams started this competition couple of weeks ago and we are down with only two teams in the finals and only one team emerges victory and to win in the finals and it’s between Bracca and scorpion Lion FC french team Massa United and that is the way it is right here” Oba Joshua stated.



The chief host is HRM Oba Joshua Olawale Aminu Olu Idanyin kingdom, Commandant General Orchard Security Services Limited

HRM Oba Kolawole Aremu Sowemimo (The Olu Of Owode Kingdom)










Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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