#TheMakurdiGreenCup: Celebrating the 2021 World Environment Day.

Female football teams of Government Model Secondary School (in white and red jerseys) and Unique Secondary School Makurdi (in sky blue jerseys)

On the 4th of June, 2021, to commemorate World Environment Day 2021, ISEA teamed up with Angel Support Foundation (ASF), Environment and Climate Change Amelioration Initiative – ECCAI, Center for Human Capital and Environmental Sustainabilty, Kasejene, DevTrain CEDI, and Global Action Against Gender Inequality and organized the maiden edition of The Makurdi Green Cup.

The Makurdi Green Cup is a football tournament that encourages environmental initiatives among secondary schools, hence, the precondition for participating in the tournament by any school is that, the school must initiate and implement any environmental initiative.

The Makurdi Green Cup football tournament was between Government model secondary school Makurdi and Unique Secondary School, Makurdi. The tournament which featured male and female football teams of the two schools was played at the football field of Unique Secondary School Makurdi.

At the end of the tournament, Government Model Secondary School Makurdi emerged the winner of the male and female categories and crowned the Green Cup Champion. In addition to promoting environmental sustainability, The Makurdi Green Cup aims to promote peaceful coexistence among secondary school students in the state and develop sporting spirit among youth in secondary schools. Congratulations to Government Model Secondary School Makurdi for emerging the double champion of The Makurdi Green Cup. The Makurdi Green Cup is more than a football tournament.#themakurdigreencup#ISEA#ISEANG#WorldEnvironmentDay2021#WED2021#Envronment#SDGs#QualityEducation

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