The Chairman Lagos Street Soccer championship committee, Mr. Bolaji Yusuf, has announced a new kick-off date for the eagerly anticipated Season 8 of Lagos Street Soccer championship.
According to Yusuf, October 15, 2023 is the new kick-off date which is to allow for putting finishing touches to the preparations. The opening ceremony and official kick-off of the 5-a-side football championship will be held at Obele Odan Playing Ground, Surulere, Lagos after Surulere Local Government won the hosting right for the tournament’s opening games.
According to Yusuf “The kick off has been rescheduled due to various renovation stages being completed at designated facilities, in compliance with safety. requirements, and consultations with the project’s associates and stakeholders.
“It is on the basis of living up to the project principles and taking into account new realities that no stone is left unturned in our pursuit of a 360-degree reactivation for the fulfillment of our goals and the satisfaction of stakeholders that the new date was set.
“Please accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused by this postponement to your arrangements for the opening ceremony.”
The grassroot football championship is expected to parade more than 1,000 teams featuring men and women’s teams including the U15 category.