22 Elder FC of Abuja and Ukpokwu FC of Benue over the weekend played a memorial match, at LA Primary School, Odu East of Obi local government of Benue State, to pay a glowing tribute to Patrick Idoko who passed on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 after a brief illness.
Speaking, Mr. Innocent Agbe, Chairman, 22 Elder FC, in an emotion laden voice, said both teams played well in memory of Late Idoko.
“As you can see, we play a good game to honor our beloved comrade. That is the major paramount of playing football here. The game was not a win at all cost, it ended 2-1 in favor of the home team, everyone is happy with what we did to honor our young brother in his village. Patrick Idoko is happy wherever he’s now.
“Late Patrick Idoko’s memory will remain with us for a very long time because he was a great access to the club, a committed member who never underestimated any assignment given to him by the club.
“We came all the way from Abuja to play a memorial match in his honor, I thank everyone for coming and those who contributed to ensure our coming was successful,” Agbo said