25 May 2015, Lagos – Rochas Okorocha Foundation College, Ogboko Imo State, yesterday won the 2015 edition of the annual NNPC/Shell Cup.
The Imo State team defeated Government Day Secondary School, Gwale Kano 2-1 inside the main bowl of the Teslim Balagun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
The highly entertaining game saw Rochas Okorocha taking the lead in the first half, Government Day however returned in the second half to get the equaliser.
As the game was drawing to a closey, Okorocha College restored their lead and managed to hold on for the victory.
The winning school will also take the sum of N2.5 million for development of sports facilities in the school while each of the players will be rewarded with cash price of N50,000.
In the third place game earlier played in the morning on Sunday, Rezheight High School Benin, Edo State defeated Government Day Secondary School, Kofar Yandaka, Katsina State 5-2.
Speaking after the game, SPDC’s Sustainable Development and Community Relations Manager, Mr. Igo Weli, said the championship had achieved its target for the year.
“The championship has reached another height this year,” Weli said.
“More players and coaches were part of the clinic organised by our partners from Feyenoord Academy, and I hope they will make use of the experience.”