Executive Council Tackles Local Government Chairmen As Enugu State End Of Year Football Tourney Gets Date

Organizers of the annual Enugu state End of the Year football tournament have fixed December 3, 2023, as the kickoff date for the tournament.

The event which is meant to keep top executives, legislative members, men of the judiciary, permanent secretaries and local government heads fit and healthy will be played in the coal city.

The Director, organizing, Enugu State Ministry of Youth and Sports, Bonny Onovo, revealed this in an exclusive chat, on Tuesday, November 28, 2023.

Onovo stated that all matches in the competition will take place at the Rangers Stadium, Liberty Estate, Independence Layout.

He revealed that, the State Executive Council will trade tackles with the Local Government Chairmen in the opening encounter of the tournament.

“We are expecting a perfect competition from the five participating teams in the tournament that was put together to assist our government functionaries in having a place to exercise the body and mind”.

“This is the second edition, and we are expecting a much-improved competition from both players and officials; I thank the state governor for making approvals to kick start the yearly tournament just as we cannot forget the positive roles played by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Barr. Lloyd Ekweremadu, towards the success of the tournament,” stated Onovo.

The tournament which is sponsored by the Enugu State Government, will see the Governor, Barrister Peter Ndubuisi Mbah donating the giant trophy that will be competed for by the registered teams.

Meanwhile, Sunday, January 28, 2024, has been picked for the grand Finale of the championship.

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