A total of 80 players are expected to partake in the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences Dean’s Cup football tournament that is slated to begin on Wednesday, 23rd of January 2019. In a broadcast message sent across the Faculty WhatsApp groups, the Faculty Sport Secretary, Adediji Mayowa Tayo said the football tourney is a tradition that has long been sustained by various administrations. He expressed optimism about the prospect of this year’s edition to produce avalanche of talents who will make it to the University team.
The Opening Match of the Competition has the department of Information and Communication science slugging it out with Mass Communication department at 2pm Local time, while the defending Champion, Library and Information Science department will test the water against Telecommunication science department at exactly 4pm inside the Maracana playing bowl.
Other fixtures includes, ICS versus CSC on Friday 25th of January 2019 by 8am, TCS versus MAC by 10pm the same day . Each team is expected to field 16 players all of which must be bonafide students of both the University and the Faculty respectively.