The Unity Preseason Tournament may have scored a major recognition, as one of Nigeria’s vibrant radio stations – Cool/Nigeria Info /Wazobia FM, has agreed to take some live matches in the on going Tournament holding in Abuja.
In a message to the organisers of the tournament, the management of the prominent Radio station said they are happy to be associated with the organisers of the tournament, which eventually is the first in the North Central region.
“We are glad to let you know that we will provide content discussions around the Unity Preseason Tournament, using Abuja major Football show, Football Republik on 99.5FM on Wazobia FM. We will also take matches live, if it falls within the shows. It’s our believe that the Unity Preseason Tournament will raise the bar and put Abuja back on the map of football nationally,” the letter signed by the Head of Sports, Abuja, Olubunmi Haruna, said.
Responding to the gesture, the Coordinator of the tournament, Patrick Ngwaogu was full of appreciation to the management of the Radio station for believing in the organisers of the tournament moreover, being the first edition.
He said tournament has come to stay, and will continue to get better on yearly basis, and expressed that it will grow to become the pride of the Capital city.
Ngwaogu, who was the former first Vice Chairman of FCT Football Association, also used the opportunity to thank residents of FCT and North Central for the acceptability, and promised not to disappoint them.
The tournament, which entered the fourth day on Tuesday, will see Mavlon FC trying to redeem themselves against 2021 AITEO Cup finalists, Nasarawa United, while former NPFL champions, Plateau United will settle scores with Sokoto United, Wikki Tourists and NYSC FC tackle each other. The final match of the day will be between the toast of Abuja fans, Fosla FC and Cynosure FC of Abakaliki.