8 teams set for Fausat Balogun Memorial Cup

Fausat Balogun Memorial Cup

GRASSROOTS 8 teams set for Fausat Balogun Memorial Cup

Hassan Abdulsalam 12:33 - 12.03.2023
The tournament will see eight female grassroots teams battle for laurels

The maiden edition of the Fausat Balogun Memorial Cup will kick off on March 12 at the Igbowu mini-stadium on Olu Aina Street in Mushin, Lagos.

Eight female grassroots teams will battle for laurels in the knockout competition.

We are fully Prepared for the competition - LOC

The chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the tournament, Mathew Mayate, revealed that they are fully prepared to host the competition.

Mathew Mayate
Mathew Mayate Mathew Mayate

Mayate asked the participating clubs to play by the rules so they may receive compensation advantages. I urge the participating clubs to abide by the rules of the game, this is an invitational tournament.

"Let the clubs stick to time and avoid coming late to match venues because we have an arranged process for the matches to be played.

He assured the clubs that the referees will be of good sportsmanship in their officiating.

"We have assured the clubs that referees will give a good account and will not be biased in their officiating because we also want a tournament devoid of controversies.

"As you can see, we already have a fixed date for all the matches, that's to show you that we are fully prepared for the tournament, the final is on the 20th of March, and the opening game is on the 13th of March."

Full Draws

Ghetto Tigers will battle SGH Sports Academy Amazons for the opening ceremony, and Future Stars will lock horns against Prince Kazeem Eletu Queens on Monday.

Prince Kazeem Eletu Queens
Prince Kazeem Eletu Queens Prince Kazeem Eletu Queens

Phoenix Queens will square up against English Queens, while Nakamura FA will battle Aseyori Queens on matchday two.

In the first semifinal, the winner between Ghetto Tigers Ladies and SGH Sports Academy Amazons will face the winner between Future Stars and Eletu Queens.

The final of the competition will be held on March 20.

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