TY Buratai Academy emerges winner of football competition in honour of Gov Buni
TY Buratai Academy has defeated city rivals Gwange in penalties shootout to emerge winner of the Sarkin Yakin Garkuwan Keffi Football Competition organized to celebrate the victory of Gov Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and the APC family in the just concluded election.
The competition which took place at August 27 Stadium, was solely sponsored by the indigenous son of Yusufari LGA of Yobe State, Engr Hassan Muhammad Sarkin Yakin Garkuwan Keffi, Matawallen, Arewa.
Recall that there were 13 teams in the competition, and only Gwange United and TY Buratai Academy made it to the Final Match.
After the game ended 0-0 with neither team scoring at the end of regulation, Sarkin Ado scored the game-winning penalty kick to make it 7-6 for Los Blancos.
Ezekiel, the custodian for TY Buratai Academy, was chosen by the technical panel as Player of the Match in the championship for making “crucial saves at crucial moments during the match.” Additionally, he produced a remarkable save to keep opponents from scoring on the final penalty attempt of the shootout. A boisterous crowd descended on Damaturu’s August 27 Stadium on Sunday to see the championship game.
Following the final whistle, prizes were given out. The first-place team received a trophy, a football, and N100,000 in addition to a gold medal for the players and crews. The second-place team received a trophy, a football, a jessy, and N50,000 in addition to a silver medal for the players and crews. The third-place team received a Jessy and a football.