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Anambra U-17 championship holds on Saturday



FINALISTS of the on-going Anambra under-17 academics tournament, Metropolitan College Onitsha and Community Secondary School Uga will face each other in the finals scheduled to come up at Saint Mary’s High School Ifitedunu playground.
Metropolitan College Onitsha secured their place in the finals following a 2-1win over their semi-final rivals, Bubbendorf Memorial Grammar School Adazi-Nnukwu, before Community Secondary School Uga later emerged from the second semi-final duel it slugged out with Nnamdi Azikiwe Secondary School Abagana with a 1-0 victory.
Congratulating the winners encouraged them including losers to be more committed in their games as any of them could be among those that will represent Anambra State in the forthcoming National Sports Festival, Chairman of Anambra State Sports Development Commission, Tony Oli, expressed satisfaction with the performance of the teams, adding that the event is part of Gov. Willie Obiano’s commitment to catching budding athletes young from every nook and cranny of the state.
The finals of the tournament which will bring to an end the 2018/2019 football season was supposed to hold last Monday but a change in date shifted the event to Saturday.



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