Umuogbohoro on 1st January 2020 lifted the much coveted trophy 🏆 football tournament tagged KGO Unity Cup competition which held at Community Primary School Umunachi, Obowo Imo State
The matches were played earlier the month of December with Kick-off on 20th December, 2020 performed by Rt. Hon. Barr. Kennedy Ibeh.
Dcn. Chike Okafor handled the kick off for the Grand Finale on 1st January, 2021 and commended the organizers for putting up the competition
The football tournament which was Sponsored by Barr. Kelechi Onyegbulea had the final between with Umuokwelam and Umuogbohoro emerging finalist.
It was a dramatic display as both teams lost scoring several chances before Umuogbohoro fired home the first and only decisive goal during the first half
The match ended 1 --0 win against Unuokwelawom.
Rt Hon Barr Kennedy Ibeh who promised to give a cash Reward for each goal scored at the tournament handed cash prize and also rewarded the runners up. He encouraged the youths to shun crime and harness their talents. He promised to continuously support and encourage them
The football tournament is aimed at developing talents for a greater football career. One person was listed to be sent to Europe yesterday for football career development.
In a statement on his social media, Barr Onyegbule said;
"The KGO Unity Cup 2020 has come to a glorious end.
It was a successful outing as we remain committed to developing and harnessing talents through a deliberate sourcing of raw skills amongst our youths in the local areas.
I am indebted to Nke-Nke Enyi Obowo and Honorable Member Representing Obowo State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Barr. Kennedy Ibeh for doing me the honor of Kick-off of the tournament on the 20th December, 2020 and also being there for us at all the stages of the tournament. You have been so amazing sir."
"I am grateful also to Kpakpando Okigwe South and Member Representing Okigwe South Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dcn. Chike Okafor for doing us the honor of kickstarting the tournament at the grand finale. Thank you Onyeishi.
To the galaxy of leaders; Ezuodike, Hon. (Dr) Eli Dibia, Hon. Dcn Nwagwu Flourish, Engr & Barr (Mrs) IG Adol, Hon. Barr (Mrs) Osuagwu Chidinma, Prof. Okeke & Barr. (MRS). Lilian Okeke, The President, Obowo Development Association, Barr. Francis Okafor, the President General, Umunachi General and a host of others beyond mention.
To my friends, Chima-Onumajuru C Obinna Esq. for always being there at all times; Oguguolamobi Paschal Olebara Esq. and, Ekeoma Onyema-Opara Esq for your supports.
I remain indebted to my dear wife, Ukanwa Godiva Onyegbule for being there for me at every second, my second mother and former First Lady of Obowo Local Government, Mrs. Chinwe Momah Onyegbule for being a good host with her Co-Wives(my Sisters in-law), my eldest brother, Hon. Engr. Innocent Onyegbule (Former Local Government Chairman of Obowo) and the entire political family wherein i belong.
I thank the KGO Unity Cup Organizing Committee with particular reference to my dear brother and friend, Patrick Chima for championing this great course with details.
Moving forward, the exercise promises to go on for the next 5 years before review.
God bless you all."