More teams have qualified for the zonal stage of the Zenith/Delta Principalâ€™s Cup Football Competition organised for all secondary schools in the state.
The Season 2 of the Zenith Bank sponsored competition has engaged many of the young ones in the state in the past five weeks.
Only recently, the first qualifier for the next stage of the competition emerged from Oshimili South Local Government as officials forwarded Osa Dennis Secondary School as the winner from the LG.
Four more schools have also joined Osa Dennis Secondary School to confirm places in the zonal event billed for next year January.
From Ughelli South, Ovwian Secondary School has emerged champions while Okpe Local Government Area has forwarded Oyenke Secondary School as its representative.
The organisers also confirmed that Essi College will represent Warri South as Uvwie LGA also has Ogbomro as its winner.
Head of the organising team, Tony Pemu, told newsmen tuesday that many of the schools in various LGAs were still engaged in keen contest to produce a winner.
â€œSapele has over 30 schools participating while in Ndokwa, 42 teams are competing. We expect winners to emerge in the first week of next month and the zonal event will take place in January,â€ Pemu stressed.
The Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo, has assured all the participating schools that the incentives for this edition will be better that the maiden event.
â€œWe are committed to this competition to develop young talents and it will get better every year. The youths are always eager to showcase their talents and that is why we are happy with this opportunity given to them in Delta State,â€ Amangbo said recent.