Football: Banshika pip Shangui to win Nimrod YSFON U-20 Tourney


Banshika FC are champions of the second edition of Engineer Musa Nimrod Youth Sports Federation of NIgeria (YSFON) U-20 Soccer Competition.

Banshika beat Shangui FC by a lone goal in the epic final played at the College of Education (COE) Hong.

In the third place match, Gaya FC beat Thibang 2-1 to settle for the bronze.

The National Organising Secretary of YSFON, Malam Abdulrazak Usman described the event as a huge success.

“We are happy that it all ended successfully,” he said in a chat made available to

He commended the sponsor, Engineer Musa Nimrod for bracing up and sacrificing to bring youths of the area together.

On the talents discovered, he assured that YSFON will keep tab on them and groom them to become national assets.

The sponsor, Engineer Musa Nimrod said the soccer competition was to remove the youth from the streets and meaningfully engage them.

Nimrod said, “The reason for this competition was to bring out the hidden talents of some of these players. The competition kept the youths of Hong busy and engaged which is one of the aims.”


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