The commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship and Sports Development, Dr Barrister Uju Nwogu has inaugurated the main Organizing Committee of the 2017
Governor Willie Obiano Unity Cup Soccer Fiesta.
During the inauguration the Commissioner charged the body to organize a hitch free soccer fiesta involving the one hundred and seventy- seven communities of Anambra state.
Dr Nwogu noted that the present administration in the state has created a conducive environment for the discovery of young talented footballers in Anambra state.
She said that the essence of the Governor Obiano Unity Cup is to discover and groom to stardom young talented footballers in rural areas.
The state Vice Chairman of Nigerian football Association, Barrister J .B.C Obikwelu is the chairman of the Main Organizing Committee of the 2017 Governor Obiano Unity Cup Soccer fiesta.
Nnewi North won the last edition of the unity cup after beating Onitsha North 2- 1 in the final match.
It would be recalled that Governor Obiano on assumption of office promised to create avenues through which young people will. be encouraged to participate actively in football competitions.
Presently, the Governor Obiano Traders Cup is ongoing throughout the state and the Academicals meant for secondary schools boys and girls have been conclude, players discovered during these soccer competitions will form the nucleus of the state owned football team that will; campaign in the Nigeria league next year.