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12 NWFL clubs to battle for N60 million Betsy Obaseki Football Tournament

Delta Queens

The stage is set for showdown in Benin City, the Edo state capital as Lagos-based Robo FC, Edo Queens, and 11 other teams from the Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) battle for the N60 million aggregate prize at the third edition of the Betsy Obaseki Football Tournament (BOWFT).

The tournament to be held in Benin City between Monday October 23, and Wednesday November 1, 2023 will be hosted in four sports facilities in the state, including the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.

The total prize money will be shared among the overall winners, first runners-up, second runners-up, and other participating teams as consolation prizes.

The Chairman, Communication Sub-Committee for the tournament, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, in a statement, said the 2023 competition is a preseason tournament geared to sharpen and prepare teams for the Nigeria women’s league.

He added that the competition is targeted at raising awareness and generating public interest on the need to eradicate gender-based violence.

Osagie listed other participating teams to include Bayelsa Queens, Delta Queens, Naija Ratels, Nasarawa Amazons, and Osun Babes.

Others are Confluence Queens, Fortress Ladies, Ekiti Babes, Remo Stars Ladies FC, and Heartland FC.

He added that the yearly event is recognized by the world football governing body, FIFA “as one of the platforms promoting women’s football across the globe”.

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