The Annual New Yam Festival, otherwise known as “OKA DAY” usually comes up every first saturday in August and this year is not going to be an exception.
To herald the festival, there is going to be a Football Competition amongst the quarters and various clubs in Oka.
The football competition which is going to be different from what usually happens in the past is solely sponsored by Akogun Olugbenga Omole who is a Football Enthusiast and Sport Consultant.
Akogun who is fast becoming a force to reckon with in Akoko politics particularly Oka his home is presently the Education Secretary, Akoko South West Local Government and a House of Assembly hopeful for Constituency 1 Akoko South West.
The Football competition was kicked off on Wednesday 11th July 2018 by 4pm at Ojomirin High School playing field. Addressing the Players and their Team Managers before he kickoff the match affirmed that he’s sponsoring the Football tournament to unite and empower Oka youth as numerous mouth watering gifts await the Footballers.
The most rewarding part of all is that 11 best players will be admitted to the Best Football Academy in Nigeria Courtesy of Akogun Olugbenga Omole.
The Final match will be graced by an Ex-Super Eagles Player Benedict Iroha whose presence is expected to be a morale booster to the footballers.
Also, reputable coaches and Scouts will be available to identify talented footballers.