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CBN/NFF Football Competition to hold in Kano, Akure, Bauchi, Gombe

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This year’s edition of the annual CBN/NFF Football Competition will begin on Wednesday next week with 12 teams battling in group stage encounters in Kano and Akure cities.

At the Draw ceremony held inside the NFF Secretariat, Abuja on Wednesday, the organizers disclosed that the group phase attrition will last between 23rd – 30th November, with two groups playing in Kano and the other two playing in the Ondo State capital. The quarter final matches take place 1st – 2nd December also in Kano and Akure.

Semi-final matches will be decided on 6th December at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi while the Final will be staged at the Pantami Stadium, Gombe on Saturday, 10th December.

At the event were NFF’s Technical Director, Augustine Eguavoen; Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire; Ag. Director of Competitions, Ruth David; Head of Audit, Mathias Yohanna; Head of National Competitions, Ayo Abdulrahaman; Head of Marketing, Alizor Chuks; Head of Women’s Football, Amina Daura; Head of Protocol, Barnabas Joro and; Special Assistant to General Secretary, Mohammed Ameenu.

Mr. Obibia Edere, Head of Events Management and Wudiri Musa (Senior Manager, Events Management) represented the sponsors, Central Bank of Nigeria.

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2022 Ote4Wealth Football Tournament: Kebbi, Rivers, Ebonyi, Anambra Record Victories On Matchday 2

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Advance FC of Kebbi State defeated Nuwalege FC of Cross River 4-1 on penalties to advance to next stage of the maiden edition of Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding I. Abuja.


Playing the first match of the day on Saturday, both teams needed the lottery of penalty shootout to determine the winner after a scoreless regulation time.


In the second match, Golden Stars of Rivers State defeated Sports Dreams 3-0 to progress to the next stage. 


The 3rd match of the day, a South-East derby between Lazio FC of Enugu and New Heaven FC of Ebonyi State ended 0-1 in favour of the latter.


Jay One FA of Anambra State  also relied on penalty shootout to overcome Royal Stars of Kogi state 4-3 in the 4th match of the day after recording a goalless draw at full time
The Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding at the Water FC Stadium, Apo Abuja is in in honour of Diamond Jubilee celebration of Nigeria’s foremost philanthropist and Business mogul, Femi Otedola Femi Otedola who clocked 60 on November 4. 


Results Of Matches so far:
Advance FC 4-1 (pen) Nuwalege FC
Golden Stars 3-0 Sports Dreams
Lazio FC 0-1 New Heaven
Jay One 4-3 (pen)  Royal Stars 
Ongoing 
Oduduwa FC of Ondo State Vs Prime Stars Abuja

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