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Youth groups join force For 3rd Editions of Danish Cup



…As tourney kick off 24th November in FCT

Youth Converts Foundation Partners With Afrigrants Foundation With Support From Meta To Bring The Third Edition Of Danish Football Development Initiative (DFDI) On 24th-25th November 2022 in Nigeria

Youth Converts Foundation is a Nigerian based Non-Governmental Organization that is dedicated to using the power of sport for social development. Through DFDI, it is leveraging the love of soccer to build the capacity of the Nigerian youth.

In its third edition, DFDI will use its platform of sport development to build the leadership capacities of young women in Nigeria. The rationale for this edition is to Increase the knowledge of young women to become ambassadors for change in their environment.

Since Youth Converts creation in 2006, it has fully embraced sport initiatives as a critical part of achieving Sustainable Development. Through the DFDI platform, Youth Converts Partners with Danish coaches to incorporate teamwork, fair play, respect of the rules and others, cooperation, discipline, and tolerance into the lives of young women. These key values will build the capacity of young women to enhance social unity and equip them with skills for a professional life.

Partners for this edition of DFDI include Afrigrants Foundation, Meta, and Paul E. Football Club.

The event is open to the public.

About Youth Converts Foundation
Youth Converts Foundation is Non-Governmental Organization registered in Nigeria that uses the platform of sport to build capacity and address social issues in Sub Saharan Africa. Its Danish Football Development Initiative is a partnership with Danish soccer coaches to use soccer for development in Nigerian youth.

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



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 
Oduduwa FC of Ondo State Vs Prime Stars Abuja

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