Monday, 19 September 2016

TC Terror wins third parasoccer tourney


Special Adviser to the Governor of
Lagos State on Sports, Mr. Deji Tinubu
(right) celebrates with winners of the
third edition of Lagos State Inter-Club
Parasoccer Championship, TC Terror,
at the Rowe Park Sports Complex,
Yaba… at the weekend.
TC Terror Parasoccer Club at the
weekend emerged champion of the
third Lagos Inter-Club Parasoccer
Championship held at the Rowe Park
Sports Complex, Yaba.
In the final match, the Theo Lawson’s
side defeated New Africa Shrine (NAS)
Warriors 3-1 to claim this year’s
trophy.
The third place position was won by
Premium Parasoccer Club, who beat
Lead United 5-4 on penalties after a
1-1 regulation time.
Speaking at the occasion, Special
Adviser to the Lagos Governor on
Sports, who is also Chairman of Lagos
State Sports Commission, Mr. Deji
Tinubu, said the Parasoccer contest
was one of Governor Akinwunmi
Ambode’s policy trust in sports, giving
people with disability a sense of
belonging.
According to him, a Parasoccer league,
which will start next year, would
develop the game from the grassroots.
In his remarks, the Director General of
the State’s Sports Council, Mr.
Adewunmi Gbolahan Ogunsanya,
reiterated Lagos’ support for the
Parasoccer players, while assuring
them of an all-inclusive programme
that would take care of them and other
abled athletes.
An elated Chairman of Lagos State
Parasoccer Association, Nkechi Obi,
expressed happiness over the success
recorded at the championship, saying
a lot of progress had been made at this
year’s edition.