All is set for the ceremonial kick off of the National Principal’s Cup on Friday, 26 February, 2021 with the match between Igbobi College, Lagos and Government College, Kaduna at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, is expected to take the ceremonial kick off, even as Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo–olu, the Director General of NYSC, Brigadier General Ibrahim Shuaibu; the Chairman of Remo Stars Football Club, Honourable Kunle Soname are expected to grace the event.
According to the Director of Grassroots Sports in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr Ademola Are, “the revival of the Principal’s Cup is one of the cardinal programmes of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare aimed at reviving schools sports development and grooming of young talents in the country”.
Apart from football, table tennis, badminton, and atheletics will be competed for among all the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The state finals will hold from 8th to 12th March; Zonal Finals between 18th and 22nd March, while the Finals take place between 1st and 5th April 2021.