he 3rd edition of the Oshodi Wakil’s Cup of The Muslim Congress (TMC) Oshodi-Isolo local government chapter saw the Mulikudeen Team emerged champions in a rain soaked encounter as they defeated Ayegbesin Team 5-4 in penalty shootout after playing a scathing 2-2 full time draw.
Just before the kickoff of the football match encounter, Prof Tajudeen Yusuf delivered a short lecture as he urged the football players to not just play the beautiful game of football but use it to propagate Islam and bring more people to the religion of peace.
The Mulikudeen Team side dominated the first half proceedings of the game as they went two goals up leaving the Ayegbesin Team off guard.
The Ayegbesin Team showed composure and never relented in their pursuit of coming back in the game as they equaled the score line in the second half to force the game into extra time, which didn’t record any goal for both sides as it went straight into penalty shootout.
The Mulikudeen Team recorded a 5-4 penalty shootout win in dramatic fashion as they were crowned the champions of the Oshodi Wakil’s Cup 2022 edition.
Speaking on the sideline of the match, the Wakil of the TMC Oshodi-Isolo local government, Mr Maruf Yusuf, said the aim of the game was to the members physically feat, keeps youth out of drug and other unawesome a ts in the society.
“The aim of the Oshodi Wakil’s Cup is about us having a physical exercise and we deem it fit that as a Muslim brothers we should have a competition to keep our youths out of drugs, dangers, and hooliganism.”
The Wakil was also impressed with the standard of playing from both sides as encouraged them to keep the form for future challenges.