The South West U-13 and the South-South U-15 football teams don get winners dem for the national finals of the Zenith Bank/NFF U-13, U-15 Future Eagles Tournament wey dem do dis weekend for Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
South-West U-13 Team dem don beat North Central U-13 Team, 5 – 0, as dem become winners of the U-13 category.
South-South U-15 Team dem too beat South-East U-15 Team, 2 – 0, as dem become winners of the U-15 category.
The tournament, wey dem do for Godswill Akpabio International Stadium feature total of 252 players who wey dem draw from the six geo-political zones from the country, and each zone dem present one team each for the U-13 and the U-15 category.
Make una read wetin the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu yarn
“it was important for the participants at the competition to be at their best, as the career of every footballer starts at this stage when they learn the basics of the game.
The Zenith Bank/NFF U-13, U-15 Future Eagles Championship is an initiative of the NFF in partnership with Zenith Bank to support developmental football in Nigeria and raise future stars for the various age-grade football competitions and the senior men’s football team, the Super Eagles.
At the 2019 U-17 African Cup of Nations held in Tanzania recently, eight players from the Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles project represented Nigeria at the competition”