The Dickalo U 17 Football Competition kicked off on Friday in Ilorin with two matches decided at the Kwara Football Academy Pitch.
Performing the ceremonial kick off, the founder of Dickalo Football Academy and CEO Dickalo Nigeria Limited, Architect Olubunmi Komolafe Dickalo said the tournament is solely aimed at scouting for talents from the grassroots for onward transferring to Dickalo Academy.
Dickalo expressed confidence in the ability of the competition to achieve the target for which it was organised.
He noted that the organisation will soon take shape as the championship progresses.
In the match day one, Ilorin East walked over Irepodun Local Government, Edu and Marcon of Ogbomosho played out a one all draw while Flash Bombers defeated Kingshood by two goals to nil.
Actions continue on Saturday with the following fixtures:
Kingshood vs Okaa Sports (8am)
Asa vs Moro (9am)
Ultimate Bombers vs Ilorin West (10am)
Ifelodun vs Ilorin South (11am)
Kingshood vs Ilorin East (1pm)
Okaa vs Irepodun (2pm)
Patigi vs Edu (3pm)
Flash Bombers vs Marcon (4pm)
Moro vs Isin (5pm)
Ifelodun vs Ultimate (6pm)