ALL SET FOR EKO FOOTBALL WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP – By Akeem Busari

All is now set for the second edition of the Ekofootball Women Championship. The championship is expected to feature 16 teams including a private school drawn from different parts of the state and pooled into four groups of four teams each in a round – robin contest.

Speaking during the draws held at the LSFA Conference Hall, Chairman of the Organising Committee, Wale Joseph, disclosed that everything is in place to ensure a hitch free tournament.

On his part, Chairman Lagos State Football Association and 1st Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, admonished all participating teams to take advantage of the opportunities that lies in such tournaments.

Seyi Akinwunmi (L) presents trophy to Wale Joseph (c) Chairman Organising Committee
Seyi Akinwunmi (L) presents trophy to Wale Joseph (c) Chairman Organising Committee

“This is a competition that provides the officials and players the platform to showcase their talents and of course, better their fortunes,” Akinwunmi said.

Representatives of the participating teams expressed optimism and confidence, going into the championship which begins Saturday, 4th of February, 2016, at the popular Onikan Stadium, Lagos.

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