All is set for the ceremonial kick off of the National Principals’ Cup today with the clash between Igbobi College, Lagos and Government College, Kaduna at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, is expected to take the ceremonial kick off, even as Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Director General of NYSC, Brigadier General Ibrahim Shuaibu, Chairman of Remo Stars Football Club, Hon. Kunle Soname are expected to grace the event.
According to the Director of Grassroots Sports in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr Ademola Are, the revival of the Principals’ Cup is one of the cardinal programmes of Mr Dare, aimed at reviving school sports development and grooming of young talents in the country.
Apart from Football, Table-tennis, Badminton and Athletics will be competed for among all the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The State Finals will hold from between March 8th and 12th while the Zonal Finals are scheduled for between March 18th and 22nd.
The final is to take place between April 1st and 5th this year.