TC Terror Parasoccer Club has emerged winners of the third edition of Lagos State Inter ClubParasoccer Championship.
TC Terror subdued New African Shrine Warriors owned by Yeni Kuti in a thrilling final that ended 3-1 at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Centre, Rowe Park, Yaba.
Premium Parasoccer Club beat Lead United owned by Tayo
Popoola 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the regulation time to pick the third position.
The final ceremony was witnessed by dignitaries, including the Special Adviser on Sports to Lagos State
Governor, Deji Tinubu, who is also the Chairman of Lagos
State Sports Commission, Gbolahan Adewunmi Ogunsanya, the Director General of the Commission, Theo Lawson,
financial of TC Terror, Nkechi Obi, chairperson of Lagos State Parasoccer Association and a host of other lovers of the game in Lagos.
An elated Tinubu, who saw the display of the physically challenged players, said the support given to the association was in line with Akinwunmi Ambode’s government policy thrust in sports to give these set of people a sense of belonging, adding that Lagos would
from next year, begin the
state’s Parasoccer league to develop the game from the grassroots.
The chairperson of the association, Obi expressed her
happiness with the success of the third edition of the club
parasoccer tournament. She was particular about the success
and the progress made since the first edition where two
clubs took part and now a tournament of 10 clubs with
participation of 122 players.
Individual awards were given to outstanding players who
included the Most Valuable Player, Abdullahi Mohammed of TC
Terror, Best Goalkeeper award winner, Isa Jamur from Jufema
Club and Amodu Zakari of Lead United whose 11 goals earned
him the Best Goalscorer award.
All the award winners were promised wheelchair each by the
Rotary Club of Maryland, Lagos, while the Rotary Club also
donated money to the purse of the association.