Lawyers’ League resumes today with Pinheiro, Falana, others

[FILE PHOTO] Football pitch

Pinheiro LP will tackle Templars in the opening match of the second week of the BOA Lawyers League at the Astroturf 2000 today. The match will be followed by the encounter between former champions, Falana & Falana and the Lagos State Ministry of Justice.

Falana won the competition in 2017 and are looking forward to reclaiming the title they lost to Olisa Agbakoba last year. 19 teams are taking part in the competition this year.

Other matches billed to hold tomorrow are the encounter between SOOB/NICCOM LLP and Olaniwun Ajayi, BA Law LLP/ Probitas Partners LLP versus DOA Law/Greychapel Legal, Aluko & Oyebode against ALP/SPA Ajibade, Aelex versus Perchstone & Graeys LP and the battle between Wole Olanipekun/Dele Adeshina and UUBO/ACAS Law.

Last week, in the opening matches of the competition at the same venue, Aelex defeated Aluko & Oyebode 1-0, while Perchstone & Graeys LP battled to a 1-1 draw with George Etomi/FRA Williams.

Falana & Falana defeated Wole Olanipekun/Dele Adeshina 1-0, UUBO/ACAS Law drew goalless with Lagos Ministry of Justice, while SOOB/NICCOM LLP beat Pinheiro LP.

The Bankole Olumide Aluko Football Tournament (BOA), a.k.a. The Lawyers’ Football League is held in memory of the late notable lawyer, Mr. Bankole Olumide Aluko. a founding partner in the law firm of Aluko & Oyebode (A & O).

He passed on 17 years ago and ever since, his colleagues and associates have celebrated his life and times with the tournament.

He was reputed as a fine gentleman and obsessively passionate about his football.

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