The Securities & Exchange Commission Football Club has won this year’s All Financial Institutions Football Competition.
SEC FC defeated the Central Bank of Nigeria Football Club 4 – 2 on penalties at the U.J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar to emerge champions of the 34th edition of the competition.
The match ended goalless after 90 minutes and went straight into penalties with SEC FC scoring four penalties while CBN FC scored two kicks and missed two.
The final match which kicked off at about 3:15 pm on Saturday was graced by supporters of both sides as well as officials of the Nigeria Football Federation.
With the victory, SEC FC smiled home with N2 million while the runners-up CBN FC took N1.5 million.
The third runners up Federal Inland Revenue Service Football Club (FIRS FC) got N1 million.
In his address, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, who was represented by Samuel Okogbue, said, “Since inception in 1979, the AFIFC Cup has become a significant tournament among financial institutions in Nigeria.”