Stella Oduah Foundation Talent Hunt Kicks Off

Participants kitted with attractive jerseys, boots and track suits


ON Saturday, January 23, 2016 the Princess Stella Oduah Foundation; a foundation founded more than 12 years ago by Stella Oduah, senator representing Anambara North senatorial district, organised a talent hunt competition at various locations in Anambra North senatorial district. The talent hunt had hundreds of youths and sports enthusiasts who converged at the venues to participate or watch the competitions.

At the opening of the event, all the participants were kitted with various sports wears comprising attractive jerseys, boots and track suits by the Princess Stella Oduah Foundation, the organisers.

Washington Grammar School was the venue for the Onitsha North talent hunt, while CKC Onitsha was the venue for the Onitsha South talent hunt competition with four Under 13 football teams which included male and female footballers.

Sports officials all watched keenly to fish out the best players as all the teams fought for positions in tough football matches that yielded the desired expectations of the organisers.

Children aspiring to be footballers
Children aspiring to be footballers

At the CKC Onitsha venue of the Onitsha South talent hunt, the entire arena was colourful with the players fighting for superiority and eventual selection for the final onslaught.

Speaking shortly before the kickoff at the Washington Grammar School venue, Prince Ugboma, chairman of the organising committee, said Oduah, sponsor of the talent hunt, was determined to contribute her quota for youth development and employment in her senatorial zone and the country in general.

Nwaka Ononuju, chief of staff of Princess Stella Oduah Foundation, while giving her speech also disclosed that the talent hunt cut across various sporting activities adding that the best of the lot would be sponsored for international competitions.

— Jan 25, 2016 @ 14:10 GMT


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