The President of Ratels Sports Foundation, Barrister Paul Edeh has inaugurated the organising committee for the third edition of the Flying Officers’ Cup billed to hold in Abuja from the 22nd of August to 1st October 2021.
The constituted committee which is to oversee the planning, organisation and success of the biggest Pre-Season Championship in Africa consists of nine members, with Dr. Victoria Nlemigbo as General Coordinator.
Others include Moses Bako (Head of Awards Committee), Olayinka Olawole (Secretary), Grace John (Treasurer), Promise Uwaeme, Oluchi Tobe-chukwu, Faith Oluchi Meremegbunam, Segun Akeusola and Wendy Mbanefo
Performing the inauguration through a Zoom Meeting on Thursday evening, Ambassador Barrister Paul Edeh in his speech said the Committee was formed with a view of organising a befiting and colourful women football fiesta.
“As part of our commitment towards Women Football development in Nigeria, the governing Board of the Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) under my leadership is proud to inaugurate the planning committee for the 2021 Flying Officers Cup Pre-Season Championship.
“The Flying Officers’ Cup is a yearly event that has become an integral part of the RSDF and this year’s edition will be primarily dedicated to honouring our heroes past for peace and unity.
“The Competition will hold from the 22nd of August to the 1st Of October 2021 and will have 12 teams participating, alongside two clubs from neighboring countries.
Speaking further, the Abuja based Legal Luminary noted that the prize money for the 2021 edition has been increased from N500,000 to N1m (One Million Naira), while the second, third and fourth placed teams will go home with N500,000, N300,000 and N200,000 respectively.