DOSAD 5-A-SIDE Football Tournament: Fr Dike's House Lifts Trophy

DOSAD 5-A-SIDE Football Tournament: Fr Dike’s House Lifts Trophy

By Chinecherem Efobi

The football outfit of Awka Catholic Diocese, DOSAD football Academy Enugwu Ukwu last July organized an internal five-a-side football competition. Of the six houses that participated, the DOSAD Director’s House named Fr Dike’s House, lifted the trophy by beating Fr Ezekwonna house 4-3 in a penalty decider after a pulsating 1-1 draw at regulation time. The finals held on Friday July 19, 2019 at the St Anthony’s Catholic Church Sports Complex Enugwu Ukwu, the home of DOSAD.

The ceremonial kick off for the final game was done by the DOSAD Camp Commandant/Host, Rev Fr Evaristus Ezekwonna, who is also the parish priest of St Anthony’s Parish Enugwu Ukwu. Other houses that participated in the competition were: Frs Damian Ogwatta, Christian Umeojilinnaka, MacBen Okeke and Anthony Ezeokeke.

The Academy coaches Emeka Ugwu and Emmanuel Azubike Okeke were the competition arbiters/referees. Casmir Ugwu emerged the best player of the tournament, while Chukwuma Agba emerged the top scorer with four goals.

Tournament best player, Casmir Ugwu (middle) with his gift

The tournament champions Fr Dike House receive their trophy from
Fr Ezekwonna. The house owner Fr Dike joins in the glory

The highest goal scorer Chukwuma Agba (middle), receiving his thank you gift from Fr
Evaristus Ezekwonna (L). DOSAD Director Fr Obinna Dike watches with interest

Victory lap

Match action

Take a sip, the victorious house offers. A group picture with friends of the house and supporters.

Dance swag

L-R: The finalists; Fr Ezekwonna and Fr Dike in a friendly
march to congratulate their players for a good encounter

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