By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
All is set for the maiden edition of Queens’ cup preseason tournament in Lagos. From the stable of Assamokee Sports Management, the tourney is to fine-tune and prepare the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) teams for the upcoming NWFL season.
The tourney which is slated between 24th-27th November 2020 at the Agege Township stadium, Lagos is billed to have Dreamstar FC Ladies, FC Robo Queens, Osun Babes and Sunshine Queens as participating teams.
The project director of Assamokee Sports Management, Kehinde AbdulGaniy said the purpose of the tourney is for pure competitiveness ahead of the upcoming NWFL season.
“Queens Cup is strategic women’s football project designed to develop competitiveness among top women’s football clubs in Nigeria.
“Our vision is to promote women’s football through football carnival for social development in Nigeria and, in extension, Africa.
“The aims and objective is to chart the course of women’s football clubs in Nigeria, constitute a realistic force for the promotion of efficiency in women’s football development and management.
AbdulGaniy added that “Part of our agenda is also to give the girls the opportunity to express their potentials through a football challenge”
The Queens Cup (Southwest) tourney is proudly endorsed by the Lagos State FA and Lagos Sports Commission.
The tournament will kickoff on Tuesday, 24th November, 2020 and teams are expected to arrived on 23rd November.
Venue is the Agege Township Stadium, Lagos
Participants : DreamStar FC Ladies, FC Robo Queens, Osun babes and Sunshine Queens
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