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Tukur & Tukur Farms FC win TY Buratai Peace and Unity Cup

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Tukur & Tukur Farms FC win TY Buratai Peace and Unity Cup

 

Tukur & Tukur Farms FC, Nassarawa State have emerged the winner of the 2021 (first) edition of the TY Buratai Peace and Unity Cup.

They defeated FC Learners of Zaria, Kaduna State by 3 goals to 1 in the final played on the synthetic turf of the Tukur & Tukur Farms Stadium along Lafia Express Road Nassarawa State on Saturday.

In a press statement signed by Mohammad Abdulkadri, Special Assistant to the Minister of Defence on Media and Publicity, the Tukur boys deservedly lifted the coveted trophy presented by the Special Guest of Honour and Chief Executive Officer of UFAM Holdings, Umar Mustapha who described the standard of play as impressive.

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Mustapha commended the initiatives of the sponsors, pointing out that the youths are better engaged throughout the football tournament rather than getting involved in undignified activities.

On his part, the Former Chief of Army Staff and Nigeria’s Envoy to the Republic of Benin, Amb. Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, being the Chief host, thanked the Sponsors who are Committee of friends for committing their personal resources in ensuring the success of the maiden edition of the TY Buratai Peace and Unity Cup.

Ambassador Buratai expressed optimism that the next edition of the tournament will involve participating teams from the six geo- political Zones of the Country to promote national peace, unity and cohesion.

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He said players who distinguished themselves in the game have been penciled down by talent hunters to nurture their raw talents to lace their boots for reputable clubs at national and international levels.
The tournament which kicked off three months ago, precisely in October and culminated into finals had 16 teams that participated for honours in the football fiesta.

The final attracted some traditional rulers, captains of industries, Members of NDA RC 29 and football enthusiasts drawn from far and near.

 

Tukur & Tukur Farms FC win TY Buratai Peace and Unity Cup

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