The premier University was agog over the weekend as the students of Zik Hall of the University of Ibadan locked horns during the finals of money spinning campus Soccer tournament tagged Barr. Rotimi Alli Inter Floor Soccer Competition.
The grassroots tournament according to the Chairman of Ibadan Football Association (IFA) Rotimi Alli who is a sole sponsor of the event annually for the past 5 years was his personal initiative to give back to University of Ibadan been a product of the institution.
“It is a five aside football league that cruises through a whole semester and it has helped to occupy the boys positively and of course it is impacting on grassroots football development positively within the academic environment and Ibadan at large”, Alli who had turned around the Ibadan Football Association League and the once moribund Olubadan Stadium around noted.
Meanwhile, students are full of praises to the legal practitioner for giving them leverage to showcase their soccer talent as winners and runners-up received cash incentives at the end of the tournament’s final played at the sports center of the University over the weekend.