The fifth edition of the annual Zenith Bank Delta Principals Cup competition 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 2020 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.”