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Excitement As 2022 Edition of Turf Arena PFA Games kick off on Tuesday

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..As Teams talk tough


Joel Ajayi


The teams will participates in the seven sports which include Football 7 aside, coed volleyball 6×6, Table tennis, Snooker, scrabble, Chess and team bonding games.
Speaking at the Press briefing and draw for the games on Saturday, the coordinator of Turf Arena Pension Fund Administration PFA Games Oladapo Oluwatope said every modality, measure are in place for the success of the games.


Speaking on the importance of the games, coordinator  said the aim of the tournament is to bring pension Industry together to interact, share ideas, have fun and enjoying themselves.

According to him, we are looking forward for good atmosphere, team bonding between PFA’s. I know there is series of challenging amongst PFA where they have to complete for customers but this is just avenue for them to get to know each other’s, blend, have fun.


“The event starts November 22nd, Tuesday, it’s a five days event to end November 26th Saturday.


“The games will come up between hours of 5:30pm to 8:00pm every day, but the Saturday games Start 2:00pm in the afternoon where we open to have final where we are going to play a lot of team bonding games.”


Mr  Oluwatope, then charged all the participating to be be punctual and abide by the rules, to have a smooth 2022 edition of the games.Speaking ahead of the games, the representative of FCMB pension Mr  Biodun Akande  boasted that the Premium Pension was crowned the champion of Turf Arena PFA football tournament last year simply because FCMB Pension was absent, saying everything are in place to dethrones them in 2nd edition.
“Unfortunately we are not in the last year games this will be our first time of participating.


“Our expectations, we expect a well organized event, so that aim and objectives of the games be achieve.


“In terms of personal expectations as a team, premium won last year because we were not here I am sure we are coming to displace them and dethrones them, I am sure.” 


Also, the first runners up of the the 1st edition of the Turf Arena PFA football tournament Trust fund pension limited Henry Chuku Obasi vowed to gun for top position as second edition of the games kick of come Tuesday inside popular turf Arena sporting facility in the Federal Capital Territory Mr Chuks Obasi, said his team narrowly miss the top position last year but has put everything in place to ensure they come top this year.


However, the participating team include Trust pension Fund, Tangerine APT pension, Norrenberger Pensions, FCMB, Premium Pension, let play and others.

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FCT Residents shun FiFa World cup for OteforWealth championship

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Resident of FCT weekend shuned the ongoing world cup Games in Qatar but trouped out en mass to cheer their different states participating at the ongoing OTE4Wealth National championship.


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. 

In matches day two, Bayelsa advanced to the next round of the maiden edition of #Ote4Wealth National Football Tournament on Saturday.

Edo were the victims as Bayelsa humbled them 2-0, with John Raphael registering a brace.


Goals from Zakari John and Biola Brian was the tonic Abia needed to defeat Taraba 2-0.
A superbly taken free kick by Ehiam Akami helped Akwa Ibom pip Ogun 1-0.

Meanwhile, FCT also beat Oyo 1-0. Sani Auwalu was on song for the winning team.
Ajoh Chika’s header settled the game between Ebonyi and Enugu. 


Ekiti and Niger failed to score at the end of regulation. The latter won 4-3 on penalties.

Match Day 2 Results.
Abia 2-0 Taraba 
Nasarawa 0-3 Osun
Cross River 0-0 Kebbi (AP 1-4)
Ondo 0-3 Rivers
Enugu 0-1 Ebonyi
Kogi 0-0 Anambra (AP 4-3)
Akwa Ibom 1-0 Ogun
Katsina 0-3 Bauchi
Zamfara 0-2 Kwara
Ekiti 0-0 Niger (AP 3-4)
Oyo 0-1 FCT
Delta 1-0 Yobe 
Edo 0-2 Bayelsa

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