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Team Utaka Foundation Win 2018 SATUC World Cup

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Nigeria’s representatives in the 2018 SATUC five aside World Cup, John Utaka Foundation Football Team of Minna has emerged champions. The team walloped their Liberian opponents 4-0 in yesterday’s final to win the title for Nigeria. The Nigerian U-16 football team were ruthless throughout the competition, scoring 26 goals in five matches played and conceded only three goals. Nigeria’s red hot striker, Arafat Hussain scored a brace against Liberia to increase his overall goals to nine (9) and was crowned the Most Valuable cum Highest Goal Scorer of the tournament. Nigeria by the feat became the winner of the second edition of the tournament staged to showcase the innate talents of the underprivileged kids between the ages of 15 and 16 years across 16 countries in Africa, Asia and Europe.

Arrangements have been concluded by the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development led by Sports Minister,Solomon Dalung to receive the team Monday morning. Also the sports loving Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger Falconets State is expected to honour the team who represented the state in the global competition. Super Eagles players Umar Aminu, Shehu Abdullahi, Kenneth Omeruo and Daddy Moses have all pledged to support the good initiatives of John Utaka,the founder of the Foundation.



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