The Nation (Nigeria)

Zenith Bank's Delta Principals Cup returns Sept

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THE fifth edition of the annual Zenith Bank Delta Principals Cup competi202­0 tion designed for secondary schools within the state will stage a return in September after the 2020 edition was skipped due to COVID-19.

According to a statement , the competitio­n is scheduled to run between Tuesday September 28 to November 25, 2021 even as a press conference will take place on September 28 at the Conference Hall of the Olorogun Felix Ibru Secretaria­t in Asaba.

The kick-off of the exciting competitio­n is expected to take place on October 7 at St. Patricks’ College, Asaba while the third place match and the final billed for November 25 will place at the Stephen Keshi Ultra-modern Stadium, Asaba.

It would be recalled that School of Commerce Warri emerged winners of the 2019 Zenith Bank/delta Principals’ Cup after defeating Zappa Mixed School, Asaba 2-1.

Meanwhile, the management of Zenith Bank has expressed its joy in contributi­ng to the expected success of the country's basketball teams at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Zenith Bank alongside other banks in the country, Access Bank and Gtbank donated $200,000 to the two basketball teams, D'tigers and D'tigress for their Olympic Games preparatio­n.

"Zenith Bank has been sponsoring the women basketball league for so many years now, so helping to prepare the teams for the Olympics is a thing of joy for us,” MD/CEO of Zenith Bank Ebenezer Onyeagwu noted. “We are solidly behind them and all the athletes representi­ng Nigeria at the Olympics. They should go and get the gold got Nigeria."

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