Vandeikya Agog As maiden Kunav Football League kicks off
The people of Vandeikya Local Government of Benue State are in joyous mood and full of expectation as they await the commencement of the maiden Kunav Football League (KFL) slated for Friday, 13th March, 2020 at the Vandeikya Township Stadium by 3:00pm.
The League, which is being organized by the Vandeikya Local Government Football Council (VLGFC) ably led by its Chairman, Mr. Bob Terry Akpenpuun will begin with a colourful opening ceremony preceding the opening match, including a march past by the twelve participating council ward teams, with other matches following in the other three centers of Tsar, Tsambe and Tse – Mker.
A statement by the Chairman, VLGFC, Mr. Akpenpuun says that the Kunav Football League (KFL), is put together by the Council to identify talents that will further be camped, trained and nurtured to stardom. He further stated that there will be a standing Kunav Team selected from the league as well as the Ter u Kunav Cup for the purpose of further training and tournaments involving other teams in Benue State.
“We are serious about selecting outstanding players from the league and Ter u Kunav Cup in order to form a good, standing Kunav football team that will represent Vandeikya LG in subsequent competitions, with the possibility for many making it to good clubs, at home and abroad,” he said.
The Chairman, VLGFC, who is also the Protocol Officer of Nigerian National Football Teams says the stage is set for the commencement of the league, assuring that all logistics for the smooth take off of the league come next Friday have been put in place, informing that the Ter u Kunav Cup will also start in between the Kunav League.
He therefore calls on all Kunav sons and daughters to cooperate with VLGFC and be part of this epoch making league that promises good organisation, improved standard of play and better officiating.
“As partners in progress, I urge you, great sons and daughters of Kunavland to cooperate with us in this football project aimed at exposing these youngsters and giving the outstanding ones a better life that will impact on the peace, progress and development of Kunavland,” Bob says.
The chairman is full of appreciation to Traditional Rulers, the Local Government Council leadership, religious and community leaders for their approval and support as well as to other spirited Kunav sons and daughters who have already identified with the project through financial and material support. He enjoins others who are yet to join in the project to do so, while also calling on all to come out en-mass and watch the matches at the various centers.
“I believe that impossible is nothing and together we can do more..” The indefatigable Bob Terry concluded.