Iniso Unity Cup Kicks Off In Grand Style
The 2nd edition of the Iniso Unity Cup Tournament on Sunday, kicked off amidst pomp and pageantry.
The opening ceremony took place at QIC Primary School, Ishiet Erong, Etinan, with an opening match between Etinan Urban 5 and Etinan Urban 1, which saw Mbuotidem Sunday scoring the first goal of this year’s tournament for Etinan Urban 1, the defending champions.
The kick off performed by Engr. Elder Ini Usen signalled the commencement of the tournament which runs till April 21, 2019.
The Maiden Edition of Iniso Unity Cup held in 2018 brought together youths from the Eleven (11) wards of Etinan LGA to compete for prizes at the month-long event with over 700 people benefiting directly from the meaningful and large-scale impact created by this tournament on the communities in Etinan.
This year’s tournament, being the second edition, has been expanded to Nsit Ubium and Nsit Ibom LGAs as the projected impact for this tournament is already proving to be increasingly significant.
Iniso Unity Cup, an initiative of Iniso Foundation, is an annual football tournament organized to discover football talents in Akwa Ibom state while youths are trained on self-discipline, healthy lifestyle, time consciousness and perseverance in the course of the competition.
Guided by its mission, vision and values, Iniso Foundation is building a stronger future for Nigerian youths through sports, art, and beyond, while providing a platform for them to showcase their talents and learn leadership skills.
© Aniekan James Ekah