By: Omolade Adnan.
Grassroots football in Surulere (Sport City) is witnessing improvement in terms of competitions that are being organized in Surulere. On Sunday, 27th October, 2019 the Surulere Regional League (Maiden Edition) came to an end after months of great competition among participating teams in order to emerge as winner of the tournament. The play-off final was between Goshen Stars FC and Box 2 Box FC. The match ended 1-0 in favour of Goshen Stars FC. Meanwhile, both teams put in a lot of effort in order to win, Goshen Stars FC converted their first chance, which was the only goal in the match while they missed subsequent chances. However, Box 2 Box FC were not able to convert the chances they got. Also, the keeper of Goshen Stars FC ‘Okeola’ contributed a lot to his team’s victory by denying Box 2 Box FC some chances.
The Surulere Regional League Play-Off Final witnessed a huge turnout of football lovers across Lagos State. The number of people present at the final match was more than 364 excluding players of both teams. See photos below: