April 18, 2024

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The 11th edition of the Nigerian Navy Officers Wives Association U-17 girls football tournament and the 19th annual Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) U-14 boys tournament is set to take place in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Both tournaments will begin on September 24 and will come to a close on October 2, 2022.

Speaking with the Nation Newspaper, Patrick Okparvuerhe disclosed that the Federation advised various state chapters to seek sponsorship from their various Local Government, State Governments, Corporate Organizations, and Public-spirited Individuals in their States to raise the necessary funds that will enable them to participate in the championship.

The states have also been admonished to adhere to the registration rule that states that each team will consist of 20 players who must be strictly younger than 14 years old for boys and 17 years old for girls as of September 30, 2022, with a body weight of 51kg and a maximum height of 1.58m for boys, 60kg and 1.78m for girls, and three (3) officials per team, one of whom must be a YSFON official.

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