Aimed at Uniting the youths across Lagos State, The maiden edition of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Unity Cup Flagged off at the Beautiful Agege Stadium on the 13th of March 2021.
Home to Nigeria Premier league’s MFM Lagos, The stadium witnessed the presence of Influencial Personalities Representing the Speaker Of The Lagos State House Of Assembly (Rt Hon Mudasiru Obasa).
Powered by the BAT Movement, The games also featured a half time entertainment to thrill spectators, accompanied by prolific game commentaries.
While it is used as a platform to harness soccer talents across all local government Areas in Lagos State, Like the name implies, The Competition is also Organised to honour the National Apex Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The maiden edition featured two games; Bariga LCDA Vs Mainland & Ikorodu North Vs Alimosho Respectively.
Hon Akindele Opeyemi (Event Facilitator) stated that the youth is an integral part of the Development phase of Lagos State, And BAT unity Cup is designed to discover talents via Sports.
“The competition runs through to early April, So be rest assured that the best of talents from the entire local government in Lagos State will be in full Display as the tournament proceed” Hon Akindele Opeyemi
“This tournament is also use to pay homage to our national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu who is to be emulated in all spheres of leadership. We’re using this event to Acknowledge his support and elevate his name for all he does to the growth and development of our dear state and even Nigeria as a whole” Hon Akindele Opeyemi Added
Results from day One;
Bariga LCDA 0 – 5 Mainland
Ikorodu North 1 – 1 Alimosho
The Competition is expected to end on the 2nd Of April 2021 as the finals will be played on that day and the cup would be presented to the winners.
Other notable Personalities present at the event are;
Hon. Seyi Bamigbade
Prince Idris Balogun
Mrs Bola Afolabi
Hon. Ahmed Omisore (Director General Of BAT Movement)