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NFF Board Member Hon. Nse Essein appointed as Patron of Nigeria Football Academies Championship



Newly Elected Nigeria Football Federation Executive board member Rt. Hon. Nse Essien has been appointed as the Patron of the Nigeria Football Academies Championship in a partnership that is birthed between the Berackiah International and the Association of proprietors of Football Academies in Nigeria (APFAN).

The Nigeria Football Academies Championship which has been set up to discover quality players from the grassroots decided to appoint the NFF Executive Board Member due to his rich knowledge, discoveries and development of the game as a grassroot person.

Hon. Nse Essien, Deputy Whip of the House of Assembly and the Chairman House Committee on security, Youth and Sports in the Akwa-Ibom State assembly has seen Akwa United to several successes including the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) trophy since the creation of the Akwa-Ibom State and some FA Cups under his reigns so far.

The Club Proprietor of FC One Rocket a Nigeria National League club side, Hon. Nse Essien (Indomitable) has he fondly called by his admirers, saw on his players Daniel Doga who picked several Man of the Match Award among the conquering WAFU U-20 tournament in Niamey Niger Republic few months back.

Speaking on the appointment of Hon. Nse Essien, CEO/MD Berackiah International Mr Wonders Nwigwe Nduka was full of praise about the choice of appointing the newly elected NFF board member as the patron of the Nigeria Football Academies Championdhip.

“When you look at the pedigree of Hon. Nse Essien and what he has been doing for football, you will agree with me that He deserves such a reputable position because of the level he is operating from as someone who believes that the grassroots is the pull of the future great professionals”.

The official decoration of Hon. Nse Essien as the Patron of the Nigeria Football Academies Championship will be schedule to host in December 2022.

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FCT Residents shun FiFa World cup for OteforWealth championship



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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