By Rita Ossai
Principal of College of Commerce, Warri, CCW, Apostle Felix Useh, says the 2019/2020 Zenith Bank Principals’ Cup, won by the school, is for the Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Michael Tidi and members of the Council Executive, because of the financial and moral encouragement the school team received from the administration, while the tournament lasted.
Apostle Useh, who made the declaration Monday December 2, when he led the Games’ Master, other officials and players of the victorious College of Commerce Football Team, on a trophy presentation visit to Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Michael Tidi, noted that the team also produced the Highest Goal Scorer/Most Valuable Player, MVP of the tournament, in the person of 15-year old, Ime Ekemini and Best Goal Keeper, Orido David.
While noting that Hussey College Warri, won the 2005 Principals and Governor’s Cups, under him as Games’ Master, Apostle Useh, who praised the Games’ Master of College of Commerce Warri, Mr. Okwofasa for his contribution, disclosed that College of Commerce Warri, which is known for track and field, currently has the best under 15 sprinter in Nigeria as well as produced 6 gold medalists in track and field, apart from the Gold medalist in Martial Art.
Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Michael Tidi, in his response, noted that the unity amongst members of the team, made it possible for them to win the coveted Zenith Bank trophy.
While stating that members of his executive are full of joy for the victory, Dr. Tidi, stressed the need for members of the victorious College of Commerce Warri Football Team, to up their game, in order to win greater laurels, particularly beyond Delta State.
The Warri South Local Government Chairman who was flanked by his Vice, Chief Divine Iniovosa, Secretary to the Local Government, Mr. Joseph Oribioye and other members of the Council’s Executive, encouraged players of College of Commerce Warri Football Team, to consider enrolling in reputable football academies, so as to enhance their academic and football career.
He disclosed his administration’s resolve to ensure that the Delta State Champions, represent Warri South Local Government Council, in the forthcoming ALGON Cup, saying it would expose members of the team to football scouts, that could possibly take their career to professional heights.