December 2, 2022



Obaseki Nationwide U-23 memorial cup will get new date

The proposed Late Prince Anthony Obaseki Nationwide U-23 Memorial Cup billed for October Twenty sixth-Thirtieth 2022 has been introduced ahead to October 1st-Eighth in Ughelli, Delta state.

The Match Coordinator, Mr Onome James informed Journalists in Ughelli that the postponement was necessitated by the necessity to accommodate all invited groups as he recommended Sports activities Writers Affiliation of Nigeria Delta and Edo state Chapters for donating jerseys for the finalists.

“There are lots of grassroot soccer tournaments right now of the 12 months, so we needed to search for a date handy for all our invited groups. This necessitated the change of date.

“I need to specifically commend the Delta and Edo State Chapters of the Sports activities Writers Affiliation of Nigeria (SWAN) for his or her help and contribution to the success of this 12 months’s match. With their donation of units of jersey now, we may be relaxation assured of a really vibrant last.” Onome James said.

The competitors is designed in reminiscence of the veteran sports activities Journalist Late Prince Anthony Obaseki for his contribution to the event of grassroot soccer in Nigeria. You’ll recall earlier than his demise in 2020, he was the Media officer of Ughelli Preseason Cup and in addition had served as media officer to a lot of NPFL sides.

14 groups are anticipated to take part within the second version of the Nationwide U-23 memorial match scheduled to carry on the Ughelli Metropolis Stadium Ughelli, Delta state.

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