The winner and runner up of the Neros Anambra FA cup, FC Ifeanyi Ubah and FC Ifeanyi Ubah Feeders have been charged to represent the State well during the national Federation cup championships.
The charge came from Chairman and CEO of Neros pharmaceuticals ltd, Dr. POLY EMENIKE whose outfit has been bankrolling the tournament since 2007.
“I am impressed by the standard of play displayed by the two teams during the final” Dr Emenike, MON said adding that “In our ten years of sponsoring the tournament this is the first time two teams of Same ownership played the final and I am happy one of them is the national champion and I charge both teams to represent the State well when the National competition kicks-off”.
Substitute Ifeanyi Onuigbo scored late to hand a 1-0 victory to the senior ‘Anambra Warriors’ side against their hard fighting Junior team in the final played on Sunday at the Neros Stadium at Nanka.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah defeated Nasarawa Utd to lift their first major silverware in 2016 and looking forward to another memorable outing in 2017.
“We will not disappoint the State” FC Ifeanyi Ubah Chairman, Chukwuma Ubah said.
The Neros Anambra FA cup winners got two million Naira in prize money while the runner-up grabbed One million Naira and third placed team, Ihialla Utd went home with five hundred thousand Naira.