Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Phillip Shaibu has lavished encomiums on the organisers of the 2021 Flying Officers Cup for a very successful hosting.
Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) owned by Legal Luminary, Barrister Paul Edeh, are the main sponsors of Flying Officers Cup, the biggest Pre-season Championship in Africa, which has gotten to its third edition.
Comrade Phillip Shaibu who was present at the Area 10 Sports Complex, Abuja, venue of the final match between FC Robo Queens and Edo Queens expressed his delight openly, in what he called a ‘superb’ organisation.
The Sports loving Deputy Governor who was deservedly bestowed with a Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) Heroes Awards for his love and commitment towards women’s football and the girl-child promised to continue doing more to help the girl-child reach its potentials.
Shaibu also commended the President of Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF), Barrister Paul Edeh and his wife, Paula for the vision behind the competition, urging them to keep the legacy alive and tasked all well-meaning Nigerians to emulate the gesture.
‘I must commend my brother, Barrister Paul Edeh for what he has done with this competition. The vision behind it is superb and it’s just to better the lives of the girl-child.
‘This is an individual who knows and understands the meaning of helping the girl-child realize their dreams.
‘I am fully satisfied with the game I watched today and the general organisation of the competition.
‘I urge on all well-meaning Nigerians to key into his dreams, to make life better for us all.
The Deputy Governor also doled out cash to all the four teams that got to the Semi-finals.
Finalists, Edo Queens and FC Robo Queens got One Million Naira Each, while Osun Babes and Confluence Queens got N500,000 each.