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The Owatapa of Itapa Ekiti, oba David Makanjuola Ajaja will today Tuesday April 12 host the Ekiti Obas Cup Trophy in his palace.
According to the organizers of the under 18 soccer Championship, the trophy tour crew will arrive the palace at about 1pm to officially present the trophy to the royal father who is one of the outstanding football players when he was a young man.
The Owatapa of Itapa Ekiti who was given the nickname soccer by his admirers as a young man described the Obas Cup initiative as laudable.
While looking forward to the day, oba Ajaja thanked the organizers for deeming it fit to choose him as one of the royal fathers that would host the trophy saying preparations had begun in the palace to host the Obas Cup organizing crew.
During the trophy tour, an indigene of Itapa Ekiti, Ayo Omotosho who has also identified with the Ekiti Obas Cup will be honoured as A PILLAR OF SUPPORT for the maiden competition.
The Ekiti Obas Cup which will feature under 18 players from various communities in Ekiti State will hopefully kickoff on April 27 and end on May 31.
Registration is currently going on while screening and other activities prior to kick off will hopefully follow .