Twenty five schools from all the local government areas of the state have qualified for the zonal stage of the Zenith Bank Delta Principals’ Cup Football Competition that will take place on Wednesday and Friday this week in eight different centres across the state.
At Pilgrim Baptist Grammar School, Issele Uku, Okpanam High School, Okpanam, Oshimili North will lock horns with Mixed Secondary School, Abavo, Ika South, by 2pm, while the winner of the encounter will tackle Comprehensive Secondary School, Ogwashi Uku, Aniocha South, on Friday by 2pm.
Azagba Mixed Secondary School, Issele Azagba, Aniocha North, and Zappa Mixed Secondary School, Asaba, Oshimili South, will do battle at Adaigbo Secondary School, Ogwashi Uku, by 2pm. The winner will play against Efeizomor Secondary School, Boji Boji Owa, Ika North East, on Friday by 2pm.
At Ughelli Township Stadium, Ughelli, Okoloba Secondary School, Okoloba, Bomadi Local Government, and Utagba-Ogbe Grammar School, Kwale, Ndokwa West, will trade tackles by 11am, while Alaka Grammar School, Ozoro, Isoko North, will do same by 2pm with the school representing Patani Local Government. On Friday, the winners of the two encounters will clash by 2pm to determine the champion of the zone.
Hussey College, Warri, will host the match between Ogulagha Secondary School, Ogulagha, Burutu Local Government, and Orerokpe Secondary School, Orerokpe, Okpe Local Government, by 2pm, while the winner will face the school from Ughelli South on Friday by 2pm.
Urhobo College is the venue for schools from Warri South West, Ethiope West and Sapele Local Government Areas, Utagba-Ogbe Grammar School, Kwale, will host schools from Isoko South, Ukwuani, and Ethiope East, Irri Grammar School, Irri, will be venue for schools from Ndokwa East, Ughelli North and Udu Local Government Areas. Schools from Uvwie, Warri South and Warri North will take their turns at Obule Integrated Schools, Sapele.
The competition is being organized by the state Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education.