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Citadel of Grace Home wins Kidsports Charity Cup

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[FILE PHOTO] The Kidsports Charity Cup, which is in its 10th edition, is a yearly football competition among orphanages and less-privileged homes in Lagos State.

The Citadel of Grace Home returned as champions of the yearly Kidsports Charity Cup held at the Campos Mini Stadium on Lagos Island during the weekend.

The Kidsports Charity Cup, which is in its 10th edition, is a yearly football competition among orphanages and less-privileged homes in Lagos State.

The tournament, which was played on a round-robin basis by eight teams, saw Citadel beating Project Friendship Initiative (PFI) 2-1 to win the competition for a record fifth time.

While PFI were second, Kidsports FC came third after defeating Arrow of God 4-2 penalties after 1-1 draw in the regulation time.

David Hall School won the Island Super 4 competition packaged for the schools on the Lagos Island.

Eight teams competed at this year’s edition, which include SOS, Isolo, SOS, Owu, Street Child Care and Welfare Initiative, Citadel of Grace Home, Arrows of God, Project Friendship Initiative, Child Life Line and Habitation of Hope.

The occasion witnessed dignitaries that include the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mama Cass, Mrs. Onabowale, representatives of CEO of Shiron Nigeria, Lisa Ole Nnana Kalu and Nnana Ole Nnana Kalu.

Celebrities such as Chinco Ekun, the Able God crooner, Holy Swagger, Flyphil and Iam Jimmie came to spice up the event as they also played in the novelty match as Kidsport All Stars Team.

Kidsport Charity Cup was proudly supported by Shiron Nigeria, Mama Cass, Airtel Nigeria, Greysilk and Icarus.


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