Odogwu U-17 tournament begins in Abuja

Maiden edition of the Odogwu U-17 Football Tournament will begin on Tuesday, January 7 in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The tournament sponsored by the Abia Warriors Football Club Sporting Director, Patrick Ngwaogu (Odogwu ndi Abia) is aimed at discovering youths at that level. 


According to the Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Thompson Ojukwu, the opening match will be between 2S Academy and Real Justice FC. The match which would be played at UBE Primary School, Kuntunku Gwagwalada Abuja by 4pm, will see a member of the FCT Football Association and Coach of the National U-15 team, Patrick Bassey performing the ceremonial kick off.


Speaking on the competition, Ojukwu said “we are devoting the next three weeks in Gwagwalada to honour this passionate man that have boldly represented Gwagwalada and FCT perfectly in the game of football. 


He served us meritilously, and still serving us till date, we are putting this tournament together to honour him. In the opening match, 2SC Academy will take on Real Justice, while the second day, Babayaro FC will tackle Ejiwumi Academy”.
Ojukwu said the semi finals will be played on 18th and 19th January, with the donor deciding the date of the finals.