MAPOLY: Mass Comm Wins 2019 Odedina Fresher's Cup - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Monday, September 2, 2019

MAPOLY: Mass Comm Wins 2019 Odedina Fresher's Cup

The Rector, Dr. Samson Odedina presenting the trophy to the champions
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - It was celebration galore for both students and staff of Mass Communication department of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta as the football team of the department won the 2019 edition of Odedina Fresher's Cup.

The Mass Communication team on Monday defeated Marketing department 3-1 in an entertaining encounter.

The communicators who were unbeaten without conceding a goal to the final, dominated almost 90 minutes duration of the match played at the Kola Sorinola Sports Complex of the polytechnic. 

The Marketers took the lead of the match in the 20minutes through a free kick by Sodiq Bamgbola. 

But Mass Comm team leveled the scoreline in the 35th minutes through a penalty kick. Despite the rue chances, the mass Comm players took their chances to end the scoreline to 3-1.

Speaking at the presentation of awards to the winners, the Rector, Dr. Samson Odedina expressed satisfaction with the performance of both teams. 

Odedina said, both teams have given the school management hope of winning medal in football in the forthcoming NIPOGA games. 

He described the interest in sporting events as a way of keeping the young minds at peace on campus.

Meanwhile, the sum of N100, 000 and a giant trophy was given to the champions, while the first and second runner up got the sum of N80,000 and N60, 000 respectively. 

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