2024 Oyo State Governor’s Cup: Schedule, location, and all the details you require

May 10, 2024 | Sports | 0 comments

The much-anticipated Oyo State Governor’s Cup is poised to ignite a thrilling journey through grassroots football, aiming to rekindle the passion for sports among the youth and revive the glory days of school sports.

Sponsored by Peculiar Ultimate Concerns and organized in collaboration with the Schools Sports Foundation and the Oyo State Government, this competition promises to showcase talent and passion among the students.

Key Details:

Commencement Date: The competition kicks off with Local Government Eliminations scheduled from May 13th to 22nd, 2024.

Venues: Matches will be held at various locations across Oyo State. Quarterfinal clashes will be split between Ikolaba High School and Loyola College, while the Semi-finals and Final will take place at the Lekan Salami Stadium.

The Driving Force Behind the Competition:

Leading this initiative is Coach Yomi Elijah, CEO of Kidzfoot Nigeria and Schools’ Sports. With extensive coaching experience with esteemed clubs like ABS FC and Remo Stars, Coach Elijah aims to unearth raw talent from the streets and reignite the enthusiasm for school sports in Oyo State.

Local Government Eliminations:

The action-packed journey begins with Local Government Eliminations from May 13th to 22nd, 2024. Teams from various public schools will compete fiercely for supremacy during this phase.

Zonal Showdown:

Following the Local Government stage, the competition intensifies with Zonal Eliminations scheduled from May 28th to 31st, 2024. Teams representing eight distinct zones within the state, including Oyo, Ogbomoso I, Ibadan I, Ibadan II, Ibadan III, Ibarapa, Oke–Ogun I, and Oke–Ogun II, will vie for a coveted spot in the next round.

Governor’s Cup Semi-Finals and Finals:

The excitement peaks with the Governor’s Cup Semi-Finals at the renowned Lekan Salami Stadium on June 7th, 2024.

The Third Place and Finals are slated for June 8th and 9th, 2024, respectively, with the highly anticipated Final match tentatively set for June 10th, 2024. With so much at stake, teams will need more effort to emerge victorious.

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