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Sports Minister Attends Daura Emirate Football Competition Finals: Minister Bags Award Of Excellence

February, 5 2022.

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare Friday attended the finale of the Daura Emirate Football Competition held in honour of Emir of Daura, Alh. Farouk Umar in Daura, Katsina State.

The finale which was played on the rehabilitated Daura Township Stadium featured Hadi Sirika FC and Gakuwa Pillars and ended in a penalty shoot-out, 5-4 in favour of Hadi Sirika FC.

In recognition of the efforts of the Minister to rehabilitate the Daura Stadium,The Daura Emirate Soccer Coaching Society presented an Award of Excellence to Dare, lauding his commitment to sports development in the country.

The Daura stadium was rehabilitated under the Adopt-a-Pitch Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative of the Minister. It will be recalled that the Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja was revamped in the same guise, while remedial work is presently on-going in the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

Dignitaries that graced the Football competition finale include Emir of Daura, Alh. Farouk Umar, Yusuf Muhammadu Buhari, son of President Muhammadu Buhari, Alh. Nasiru Danu amongst others.

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