Over 150 footballers from 8 communities in Ovungwu, Isialangwa Local Government Area, Abia State, Nigeria have registered for the Glory Ogbonna Men’s Football competition, which is set to hold from October 22 to 29 December, 2023.
The tournament is organized by the Super Falcons defender, Glory Ogbonna to give back to her society, develop sports amongst youth as well as strengthening peace and unity in the communities.
Ahead of the tournament, the defender encouraged players to exhibit good behavior, character, and friendship, displaying good spirit of sportsmanship.
She sternly warned against engaging in negative activities like drugs, cultism, or robbery while pursuing a sports career.
The winner of the competition will go home with N250,000 ( Two hundred and fifty thousand naira) while the second and third position will get N150,000 (One hundred and fifty thousand naria) and N100,000 (One hundred thousand naria) respectively.
Individual awards have also been set aside for the highest goal scorer, fair play award and player of the tournament.