NCoS: C Ward Hostel Dethrone IDR Hostel In Enugu Custodial Center Inter-Hostel Football Final

In a highly contested final, a determined C Ward Hostel has dethroned IDR Hostel, the Defending Champions of the annual Inter-Hostels football tournament for inmates of the Enugu state custodial center.

Played inside the center, goals from either half from C Ward ensured they ran out 2-0 winners against a star paraded IDR Team.

While both teams showed their winning potentials, IDR Team could not do much to spring up an equalizer as C Ward defense was resolute.

Earlier on Wednesday in the third place match, LKP Hostel Team defeated Convict Hostel Team 3-1 in a tension soaked match, a game that reawakened the liveliness of the custodial centre.

Speaking during the game, the controller of corrections, Enugu state command, Nicholas Obiako, encouraged Inmates to take reformation and rehabilitation programs serious as well as participate actively in it.

He said, “reforming an individual is a complex process which requires all necessary tools to achieve positive results, hence, the sporting event is part of the complementary efforts of the incharge of Enugu Custodial Centre to positively impact offenders mental wellness and physical fitness while in incarceration”.

He further explained that, “the service under the present Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa, is poised to providing the enabling environment for reformation and rehabilitation to thrive”.

On his part, the Deputy controller of corrections and Officer In charge of the Enugu custodial center, Sunday Enakhe Oyakhire said, “more glamour has been added to the tournament since his arrival”

“The core purpose of the event is to redirect the minds of the inmates towards positive behavior’s”.

PERSONAL AWARDS

MOST BEHAVED TEAM: M WARD

BEST DEFENDER: STEVE FROM C WARD

HIGHEST GOAL SCORER: SILVERSTER OF LKP

BEST STRIKER: JAVA OF LKP

BEST GOAL KEEPER: SOPULU OF C WARD

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