Abdullahi Abu Asmau, Abaji
Emirates FC were too hot to handle by Mega Stars in the final of Ashafa Unity Football tournament as they walloped Mega Stars 4-0.
The game was played at Government Secondary School football pitch at Abaji, Abuja on Saturday.
The tournament was sponsored by Hon. Muhammad Inuwa Ashafa had 14 teams that participated and it was a good display of football at the grassroot in Abuja.
Speaking to totorinews.com after the game, Hon. Ashafa said that football is a tool that can be used to foster unity and peace among Nigerians from all walks of life and it is good to give back to the society through football, as he admonished the players that featured at the tournament to be disciplined.
“Football can be used as a tool for peace and unity in the country. As players, you all must be disciplined and be of good ambassadors for your respective families.” Hon. Ashafa said.
“You have to shun all sort of evils during the Christmas and new year celebration,” he added.
Hon. Ashafa, who is the PDP flagbearer in the forthcoming Abaji local government election charged the football administrators in Abuja to beam their searchlight to spot out football talents at the grassroot , as he reckoned that the likes of Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi and the rest are there to be discovered for all the cadres of the national teams.