A former Nigeria international player led by Victor Ikpeba will grace the finals of the 2019 edition of the annual Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup football competition scheduled to take place at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Monday April 1.
Ikpeba is expected to lead an avalanche of other ex-internationals to the annual Zenith Bank sponsored youth development initiative which is in its third edition.
It will be recalled that the sponsors in partnership with the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration of Delta State revived the tournament which has been in limbo for 27 years in 2017.
Ikpeba was in attendance for the 2017 finals, he was also at the last day of the event last year and this time, the former African Footballer of the Year is not ready to break the tradition.
He said: “It is always good to encourage the young ones. We all started like that and I always enjoy seeing young ones exhibiting their talents.
“I witnessed the finals of the two editions and I will be there again this time.”
Henry Nwosu, Victor Agali, Samson Ozogula, Sam Sodje, Humphrey Jebba, Edema Fuludu, Ifeanyi Udeze and Alfred Anijeku are some of the former internationals who have witnessed the finals of the competition in the past two editions.