Idah Local Government Area on Monday defeated Omala Local Government Area by two goals to one to emerge champions of the Kogi State version of the 2018 edition of the FOSLA Academy U. 13 Football Competition.
The match which was played at Qua Iboe Primary School Idah, saw the goals scored in both half of the game. The tournament which is basically for the 9 LGAs of Kogi East and 2 LGAs from Lokoja. 22 of the players selected from the tournament will jostle for the ten scholarship slots available for naturally endowed players at the FOSLA Academy Karshi Abuja.
Speaking at the end of the encounter, the Proprietor of Fosla Academy and former President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi commended the teams for exhibiting good understanding of the game, and expressed optimism that the talents of the lucky ones would further be enhanced when they get into the Academy.
The FCT version of the tournament will take place later in the year.