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Pascal Returns As Bauchi FA Chairman

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Former International Patrick Pascal has been relected as the Chairman of Bauchi State Football Association for another four years.

Pascal who was first elected to the office in 2019, however had some running battles with his former Board leading to the NFF suspending the elections which had earlier been slated for 27 May 2023.

However in a clearance letter dated 26th May, 2023 the NFF gave a clean slate to the processes leading to the election, and order that the electoral processes be concluded and elections hold on 29th May as against the earlier date of 27th May.

In the election which was conducted under a peaceful atmosphere, the former Super Eagles utility player Pascal Patrick was returned unopposed as Chairman.

Alhaji Mohammed Musa Dambam was elected as the First Vice Chairman, while the 2nd Vice Chairman position went to Alhaji Nura Ahmed.

Other Executive Board Members that were elected included Murtala Adamu Toro, Rilwanu Maidawa, Abdulmumin Musa, Lawal Suleiman Ibrahim,Umar Mohammed Cheche and Maikudi Bello Gamawa.

In his acceptance speech, the new Chairman appreciated all the stakeholders for their support, and implore them to work hard to consolidate on the gains of the last four years.

He solicited for their further support to ensure that grassroots football attain its enviable stage in the state.

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President Federation Cup final Feat: FCT FA Chairman congratulates Naija Ratels, urges team to for Trophy

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Joel Ajayi

The Chairman of Federal Capital Territory Football Association Alhaji Adam Mouktar Mohammed has congratulated Abuja based football Club Naija Ratels for securing the final ticket for the ongoing President Federation FA Cup.

Abuja landladies, Naija Ratels will go up against former winners Rivers Angels in the grand finale of the women’s version of this year’s President Federation Cup competition at Mobolaji Stadium in Lagos.

Just on Sunday morning, Ratels defeated Remo Stars Queen 7-6 penalty shootout Victory in Enugu, after both teams were tied at 2-2 in regulation time as Rivers Angels edging Delta Queens 2-1 in Awka.

In a congratulatory message to the Abuja based female team, FCT FA Chair, expressed satisfaction in the effort of the team that weather all the storms to secure final ticket of the most prestigious President Federation Cup.

He thereby, urged team to spare no effort to win the trophy come Saturday 29th of June at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos.

According to Mouktar “I am elated to congratulate Our girls Naija Ratels football club, on their outstanding performance in the ongoing President Federation Cup for progressing to the final.

“This feat is a reflection of the attention paid to sports development over the years, that have lifted the profile of women’s football in the FCT.

“I congratulate Fct f a representative for indefatigable spirit and commitment and as a football association we pledge our support morally, financially to the team.

“We want to win the trophy , don’t relent in your effort, we want you to bring the trophy back to Abuja.” He said.
However, this year’s grand finale will see Abia Warriors take on El-Kanemi Warriors in the men’s event.

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