The Zamfara State Veteran Football Team has again becomes the winner of the 2020 SOKEBZA Veteran Football Tournament Trophy after defeating by one goal to nothing against each of it’s opponents involving Sokoto and Kebbi veteran football teams.
The opening ceremony of the tournament as according to the Public Relations Officer of the competition, Shehu Madawaki Gusau, was performed by the National Chairman of the National Football Association (NFA), Alhaji Ibrahim Musa accompanied by the Special Adviser to Zamfara Governor on Sports, Ahmad Muhammad Bagu, at Sardauna Memorial Stadium Gusau last week Friday.
The PRO further informed that, Zamfara State which had been the depending champion from the previous tournaments has again won the 2020 Trophy, adding that, “This is the seventh time Zamfara Veteran Football Team had becoming the winner”.
“The tournament had started in the year 2008 and been played annually between the three participating States comprising Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi, 2020 competition was ceremonially kicked between Zamfara and Sokoto States on the 25th/12/2020 which ended by 1-0 against Sokoto team.
“And on the 26th/12/2020, another game played between Kebbi and Zamfara when it repeated that Kebbi veteran football team lost to Zamfara by 0-1, the development which made Zamfara to return home with the trophy”, Madawaki has stated.