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Para-Soccer Federation organises 7th National Championship

The Para-soccer Federation of Nigeria (PFN) says plans are on to host the 7th National Championship in Abuja in October to mark the World Polio…

The Para-soccer Federation of Nigeria (PFN) says plans are on to host the 7th National Championship in Abuja in October to mark the World Polio Day.

The President of the federation, Misbahu Didi, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja that 16 teams from across the country would participate in the 2019 edition of the championship.

Didi listed the state as: Nasarawa, Kano, Kwara, Lagos, Osun, Akwa Ibom, Zamfara, Cross Rivers, Delta.

According to him, People affected with Polio (disable people) are playing Para-soccer game in the country which reduces the number of unemployment and also reduces beggars in the communities.

Didi called on the Federal Government and Non- Government Organizations to support para-soccer activities.

The last edition was held in Lagos, Kaduna took first position and Kano second, while Delta took the third place. (NAN)

 

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