TSI FA Wins Third Olansile Cup

TSI FA Wins Third Olansile Cup

Osogbo based football academy TSI FA have emerged the champion of Olansile Cup 2020 at the Osogbo Township Stadium after a fierce contest with House of Prayer FC from Ilorin on boxing day evening.

Having dumped past their neighbor Laplanet SA in the semi final via a penalty shootout after the goalless encounter, Ilorin based side picked the final ticket and waited TSI FA who pipped Knights FA by three goals to one.

The tournament which is in its third edition lived up to its hype as the two sides tangos for most part of the first stanza before Opeyemi Adeyemo broke the deadlock just before half time.

The refired prayer warriors came back stronger after the restart as Joshua Aiyenugba out muscle his marker before sizing up Abdul Malik in goal for TSI who was left stranded after the loop has nested perfectly thereby increased his goal tally to two.

Opeyemi Adeyemo thought his second goal would be the match winner as he was provided the golden chance of scoring the winning goal from the spot after House of Prayer defender pulled down TSI forward but he fluffed the chance as he erringly aimed at keeper’s path which kept the game opened for another three minutes.

The game which ended 3-2 in favor of TSI FA after the shootout produced TSI FA as the winner of the third edition of Olansile Cup. TSI’s Adekunle Kolawole emerged the tourney’s Most Valuable Player while Ajayi George of Knights FA won the tournament’s highest goal scorer with 3 goals as House of Prayer team was given the Fair Play Team Award.

The tournament’s General Coordinator Tunde Shamsudeen lauded the financier of Olansile Cup, Sulaimon Olansile for his vision and consistency in making sure that Olansile Cup remain the most glamorous grassroot tourney in the state as he equally appreciate the partner of the tourney Multiple O’s Plus Nig. Ltd for identifying with the brand.

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