Kaltungo Boys defeated Komta United to emerge champions of the 7th edition of Adamu Yola Gombe South Unity Cup.
Ali Abubakar’s solitary strike in the 60th minute was the difference in an entertaining final that saw both teams playing cautiously.
Abubakar was well positioned to connect perfectly to a cross from Saidu Rabiu when the defenders failed to deal with the cross.
With the victory, Kaltungo Boys go home with a giant trophy and a cash prize of #750,000.00 while Komta United go home with #450,000.00.
Earlier in the 3rd place match, Dinge Flying Bees beat Highlanders FC of Ture 1-0.
Yakubu John scored in the 15th minute for Dinge Flying Bees when he got to the end of Kabiru Mohammed’s cross.
Dinge Flying Bees went home with the bronze medal and #250,000.00 prize money.
Alex Goro, captain of Kaltungo Boys was awarded the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the competition as he marshalled his team from the midfield to victory.
His teammate Ali Abubakar was the highest goal scorer with 4 goals. His goal in the final pulled him away from Danlami Baka of Komta United who was on 3 goals heading into the final.
The golden gloves award went to Moses Abdon of Komta United. The winning coach, Ibrahim Istifanus of Kaltungo Boys was the best coach in the competition.
The fair play award went to Kalorgu United.