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First Lady, minister to draw curtains on National Principals Cup


First Lady, Hajia Aisha Mohammadu Buhari, is expected as the Special Guest of honour at the final of the National Principal’s Cup tomorrow at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

The match will begin at 10.00 am.


Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare will also grace the event before proceeding to Lagos to watch the Super Eagles’ last African Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. 

According to the Director of Grassroots Sports in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr. Ademola Are, “The Principals Cup, which was revived by the minister after many years in the doldrums, kicked off on February 26 with a ceremonial match between Government College Kaduna and Igbobi College, Lagos.


“To add colour to the finals, First Lady, Hajia Aisha Mohammadu Buhari, is expected to grace the final as Special guest of honour.”
The competition, aimed at developing and grooming young talents in secondary schools, started at the states level, culminating in the zonal finals from were the finalists emerged. 

Apart from football, table tennis and athletics are featuring in the three-day finals, which started yesterday and will end on Tuesday.


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