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Excitmement, As Fans Troop Out To Grace Kunav Football League Opening Match



Joel Ajayi

It was a carnival like atmosphere as jubilant fans in Vandeikya and its environs thronged the Vandeikya Township stadium to witness the opening ceremony and first match of the Kunav Football League on Friday, 13th, March, 2020.

The curtain raiser which was between Township Ward FC and Ningev Ward FC had in attendance a creme de la creme of guests as well as other sports enthusiasts and well wishers.

Notable among the guests at the opening match were, Hon. Kukase Tyoer Garba, PDP Chairmanship flag bearer, Vandeikya Local Government, Emmanuel Viashima, renowned transporter who was accompanied by his wife, Hon. Bemgba Chia, PDP chieftain VLG, Hon. Ayua, sports secretaries of Ohimini, Kwande and Katsina Ala as well as royal fathers who added colour to the match, amongst others.

The fans enjoyed quality brand of football from both sides with the township team running away with a 3:0 victory over their opponents in the first match.

The Vandeikya Local Government Football Council Boss, Bob Terry Akpenpuun, expressed joy at the turn out of guests and fans for the opening match as well as the quality displayed by both teams.

“To start something is not as easy as many think, but I’m happy today at the turn out of fans, our special guests and the quality of play from both teams.. This to me is a good beginning  and I believe Kunav Football League will play to its hype,” he said.

He commended the Organizing Committee and other supporting commitees of the league for a good job and  urged them not to rest on their oars. He also assured that the VLGFC will continue to do her best to rid Vandeikya of crime and youth restiveness through football programs that engage the youths positively, while ensuring that  outstanding players are supported to further their careers.

” We have a mandate to help these youngsters progress in their chosen career and this we’ll do to the best of our abilities. Therefore, I’m using this opportunity to plead with the committees and other stakeholders not to rest on their oars until success is achieved.” Bob Terry said.

He commended the League sponsor, Dochiss for their great support as well as other Kunav sons and daughters who in one way or another have graciously supported VLGFC  to ensure this football project succeeds, and prayed God to reward their labour of love

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Mavlon FC arrives Europe on 21 days training tour



The management of Mavlon FC have taken another giant stride in the development of her players by embarking on a training tour in Europe.

The team led by the chief coach, Muyiwa Showole, comprised of players and other officials, arrived Bulgaria on a training tour of 21 days that will see Mavlon FC play friendly games with some clubs in the Eastern European country.

In May, Mavlon FC were guests of Golden Eaglets at the FIFA goal project, Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja  when they engaged the National U 17 team of Nigeria in a friendly game, which witnessed sublime football artistries from both sides all through 90 minutes.

The team displayed strong football qualities despite losing 1-0 to the Eaglets.

24 hours later, Mavlon FC were too formidable for Tiki Taka academy, beating the team at their home ground in Abuja 1-0 in another friendly game played in Abuja Al geared into putting the team is great shape ahead of the training in Bulgaria, Europe.

It is also interesting to note that Mavlon FC has Stephen Emmanuel, one of the players of the victorious Golden Eaglets team that won the WAFU B U17 tournament last Friday, making the training tour of the team.

Below are the friendly games lined up for the team in Bulgaria

01.07. 2022. 

Mavlon FC vs FC Montana. 

Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria. 


Mavlon FC vs FC Makedonija G.P.(NMacedonia). 

Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.


Mavlon FC vs FC Levski-Krumovgrad. Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.


Mavlon FC vs Levski-Karlovo. 

Game Time: 10:30am

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria. 

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