As the count down to the maiden edition of Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament, BOWFT, commences 12 national women football clubs have written to confirm their participation in the tournament.
The women football meet which holds in the ancient city of Benin, Edo State, kicks off September 27th, 2021 and ends on October 4th, 2021.
A statement from the Head, Media and Communications, LOC, Comrade Ebomhiana Musa listed the 12 clubs as Edo Queens FC, Rivers Angels FC, Bayelsa Queens FC, Sunshine Queens FC, Robo FC, Heartland Queens FC, Royal Queens FC, Confluence Queens FC, Kaduna Queens FC, Nija Ratels FC, Fortress Ladies FC and Rolly FC.
“This preseason tournament which attracts big names in the football World across the country is expected to be played in four different venues in Benin. However, the finals and semi finals will be played in the re-modelled Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium,” Musa said.
“This tournament provides an opportunity to showcase our state of the art sporting facilities in Edo State and of course, it will also provide the participating clubs the opportunity to prepare their players in readiness for the 2021/22 League season. So, for the organisers and the participating clubs, it’s a win win situation.”