Flying Officers Cup 21: Organisers Plan Novelty Match To Mark Raymond Dokpesi’s 70th Birthday


Flying Officers Cup 2021 best eleven will on Saturday, the 23rd of October 2021 play a novelty match with members and staff of Africa Independent Television (AIT) at the Area 10 Sports Complex, Abuja today the 23rd day of October 2021 by 4pm to honour and mark the 70th birthday of broadcast magnet and owner of the first independent Television station in Nigeria, (AIT), High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi.

President Of Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF), Barrister Paul Edeh, who are the Organisers of Africa’s biggest Pre-season Championship, the Flying Officers Cup, hinted that the epoch-making event will feature some of the best players at the ongoing Flying Officers Cup, carefully selected by a team of football experts headed by Falconets Assistant Coach, Moses Aduku and Flamingos Head Coach, Olowookeere Bankole.

“This novelty match is to honour and celebrate someone who has contributed immensely to the development of broadcasting in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. It is a token of our appreciation to him and the AIT Sports crew and we are glad that this will go a long way in showing our love and support to the man who has always been there in terms of providing thousands of jobs for Nigerians.”

High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi, a Nigerian Media Entrepreneur was born on the 25th of October 1951 in Ibadan and hails from Agenebode, Edo State.

He owns Nigeria largest privately owned terrestrial television network (AIT) with stations in twenty-four out of thirty-six states in Nigeria.

The finals of the 2021 Flying Officers Cup between Edo Queens and FC Robo Queens will be beamed live by AIT on Sunday, 24th October 2021 by 3pm.


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