All is set for the 17th edition of the Edo State Governor’s Cup been put together by the Edo State Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria.
According to Emmanuel Aiguobasinmwin, the championship will be held from 15th of July to 22nd of July in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state.
The championship will be hosted by Hon Akerejola Folorunsho, chairman of Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo State.
“You see this year Edition is for Under-17 boys and Under-17 girls among the 18 local government in the state and some invited clubs outside the state. We are expecting teams from Delta state, Ondo state, Bayelsa state, Rivers state, Cross rivers, Akwa ibom, Lagos state, Oyo state, Enugu state, Kogi state, ekiti state, Ogun state and Osun state they have all show interest,” Aiguobasinwin.
The championship will be declare open on the 15th of July 2014 by the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon Chris Okaeben and to be supported by the state Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria, (YSFON) chairman Osamudiamwen Osagiede.
“You see as I speak with you now all the teams have register and we are just waiting for the kickoff date we have put every thing in place to stage a good championship where more talents will be discovered,” Aiguobasinmwin declared.