Delta Principal’s Cup: Okowa Applauds Zenith, Promises Bus for Next Winner

September 17, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgThe Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has heaped praises on Zenith Bank, the sponsors of the state’s Principals’ Cup football competition for secondary schools after a successful completion of the second edition.Marvel International School, Ughelli, emerged champions after defeating St. Paul’s College, Ozoro 6-5 on penalties in the final. Full time ended 1-1.The governor said the support from Zenith Bank had been immense as he also announced that next year’s winner would win a school bus as star prize.He also announced the start of Headmasters Cup, with the winner also getting a school bus.“The future still holds a lot for students of Delta state,” he said.“I must thank our sponsor Zenith Bank for what they have been doing because this is the second edition, we are very proud of Zenith Bank.“I hope they will continue to help the state and hope by next year, the schools that qualified for the final will be camped together for some days before the game, so that they will be able to display more football prowess.“Last year I said we need to go back to the grassroots and catch them young, so we are going to be having the Headmasters’ Cup next which had already received approval.“Apart from the sum of N200,000 that will be giving to the best performers like the Most Valuable Player, Best Goalkeeper, Highest Goal Scorer, by the year 2019, the school that will win the final will go home with a bus and also the winner of the Headmasters’ Cup.”Meanwhile, the MD/CEO of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo, who was ably represented by the Zonal Head, Asaba of the bank, Lucky Ighade, has assured of the bank’s commitment to the completion.The MD gave kudos to the finalists as he described all of them as winners having gone from the preliminary stage to the final.  Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Betcart signs up for new brands session at Betting on Football

August 30, 2020 0 Comments

first_img Share Betcart’s Monica Rangel has been confirmed as the fourth panellist on the ‘New brands in football betting’ session at Betting on Football (3-5 May).Rangel is the Chief Business Development Officer for the Bcourt Group owned and Curacao licensed operator enjoying its third year of trading in 2017.She will be appearing in the #bofcon2017 session alongside BetStars Managing Director Zeno Ossko, BetOnBrazil CEO Stuart Tilly and EnergyBet Managing Director Marcin Sapinski.Rangel said: “We live and breathe football; it’s in our business DNA and our international strategic development is built on sports, as is our foundation. Betting on Football will be a very important milestone in our growth plans and we are eager to discuss the future with like-minded individuals.”‘New brands in football betting’, a key part of the first day Leadership track at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge, will be moderated by McBookie Director Paul Petrie and sponsored by Secure Trading.The session will focus on how new brands entering the sports betting market can disrupt the status quo and compete for market share alongside bigger and more established operators.Football-focused Betcart will also be sponsoring the affiliate dinners at the fourth edition of the largest international football and betting trade conference. There will be a dinner at Kensington Roof Gardens on Wednesday 3 May, and in Chelsea’s Directors Lounge on Thursday 4 May. Esports Entertainment Group to finalise Argyll acquisition by 31 July July 8, 2020 ‘Deal maker’ Rafi Ashkenazi ends Flutter tenure  August 27, 2020 Related Articles Share Submit FansUnite accelerates wagering ambitions by acquiring McBookie for $2m  May 20, 2020 StumbleUponlast_img read more

JRU fends off Mapua, finishes first round with 4th win

January 19, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles MOST READ Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Pencak silat gives PH 24th gold, 3 more bronzes LATEST STORIES Ervin Grospe and MJ Dela Virgen also tallied 11 points and three rebounds each in the conquest.Despite the win, coach Vergel Meneses still expressed dissatisfaction with how his wards played against the cellar-dwelling Cardinals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“A win is a win, but the way we played, I’m not happy about it,” he said. “They thought they can easily win against Mapua, but Mapua gave them a hard time.”JRU seemed like well on its way to an easy triumph after Ervin Grospe drilled a rare three-pointer to put his crew up, 64-45, midway in the payoff period. Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles However, turnovers doomed the Heavy Bombers as Mapua cut the deficit down to just seven, 66-59, in the final minute, but Abdulwahab Abdulrazak scored on a huge putback in the dying seconds nail the win.“It’s a good thing that we converted after the three turnovers we had. But we’re not yet in the level of San Beda and Lyceum. I hope we can bring this winning run to the second round, but we can’t play like we did in the first round,” said Meneses.Abdulrazak also hauled down 21 rebounds to go with his five points in the game.Christian Buñag led Mapua with 15 points and 21 rebounds, while Laurenz Victoria had 12 markers and five boards in the loss, which was the Cardinals’ seventh straight defeat to finish the first round on a 1-8 card.The Scores:ADVERTISEMENT Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ JRU 68 – Bordon 17, Mendoza 12, Grospe 11, Dela Virgen 11, Teodoro 7, Abdulrazak 5, Poutouochi 3, Mate 2, Sawat 0, David 0.MAPUA 59 – Buñag 15, Victoria 12, Gabo 8, Aguirre 8, Pelayo 6, Nieles 4, Raflores 4, Jimenez 2.Quarters: 19-16, 38-34, 49-42, 68-59. Aaron Bordon. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netJose Rizal University gutted out a 68-59 victory over Mapua to finish the first round on a four-game tear Tuesday in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Aaron Bordon was the one to step up this time for the Heavy Bombers, unleashing a career-best 17 points and four rebounds, while Jed Mendoza got 12 markers, five boards, and two assists.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal View commentslast_img read more