In celebration of the 20th remembrance anniversary of one of Africa’s greatest magician, the late Professor Moshood Abiola-Peller, his son Chief Shina Peller instituted an annual football tournament in the Oke-Ogun District of Oyo State, Nigeria tagged the ‘Peller Unity Cup’.
A host of top and renowned Nigerian entertainment and music stars were on hand to celebrate with the Aquila Group CEO as 300 players from 20 teams representing 10 local government areas in Oyo State vie for the prestigious trophy, with the final slated for August 3, 2017. They included multiple award-winning music sensations Davido, Sound Sultan, alongside Aquila Records’ finest Base One, Que Peller, Airboy, and others.
According to Chief Shina:
“Thank God the opening ceremony of the maiden edition of the Peller Unity Cup was a huge success. I thank everyone who trouped out to support development in Oke-Ogun, Oyo state. On behalf of the entire Professor Moshood Abiola Peller Family I sincerely thank the Government of Oyo state, the Ministry of youth and sports, the Oyo state FA, respected traditional rulers, the office of the Permanent Secretary of Local Government and Chieftaincy affairs, The Local Government Chairmen, and all the youths of Oke-Ogun.
I encourage all participants and supporters to keep flying the flags of their respective teams high and promote unity in the Oke-Ogun axis.
Special thanks to @davidoofficial @soundsultan @iambaseone @quepeller @airboyrado @beezyofficial for their breathtaking performances. Development and Unity has come to stay. More updates and suprises coming soon, stay tuned to @shinapeller_fanpage on Facebook and Instagram for more updates, you really cant afford to miss this! #PellerUnityCup… A jo ma gba ni!”
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