The Oluwo of Iwoland, Ọba (Dr.) AbdulRasheed Adewale Akanbi, kicked off the inaugural edition of the Telu Cup at the Oluwo Township Stadium in Iwo yesterday; 25th of November 2023.
The soccer competition, entirely and generously sponsored by the monarch, promises substantial prizes for the top three football teams.
The primary objective of the Telu Cup is to discover and promote football talents within Iwoland. With a primary focus on discovering and promoting football talents within the region, the Telu Cup aims to become a key platform for discovering players with international potential.
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Expressing his enthusiasm for the event, the Oluwo of Iwoland stated, “The primary purpose is to discover and promote football talents in Iwoland. Being the most interesting and most lucrative Sporting engagement, it will be given more attention to discover football talents of international merit.”
“I wish participating football clubs and players all the best,” Oluwo concluded.
The Telu Cup is anticipated to not only foster a spirit of healthy competition but also provide a platform for aspiring footballers to showcase their skills and potentially make a name for themselves in the international football arena.
Football enthusiasts and supporters are encouraged to follow the Telu Cup closely as it unfolds, promising thrilling matches and exciting prospects for emerging talents. The competition also marks a significant milestone in Oluwo’s efforts to contribute to the growth and recognition of football within Iwoland.