The tournament was attended by Nigerian football legends including Mutiu Adepoju, Taju Disu, over a thousand children, representatives from P&G, Staruf Sports development limited and Nigerian Air Force Officers’ Wives Association (NAFOWA) amongst others.
The football competition between the teams from Staruf Academy and the Air Force Base, held in three categories including U-13 boys, U-17 boys and adult categories. The Staruf Academy players won in all categories.
Speaking at the event, Company communications manager for Procter and Gamble, Olatomiwa Akande disclosed that P&G’s sponsored the event in line with the company’s commitment to touch and improve lives in Nigeria.
She further explained: “P&G entered into a 10 year partnership with the International Olympic Committee - the IOC - to support the Olympics Games and to develop youth sports globally.”