After two successful seasons, Nigeria’s youth-friendly telecommunications network, Etisalat has concluded plans to kick off the third season of its Under 15 School Cup football competition, in October.
The Etisalat U-15 School Cup is a national grass-roots football competition designed to connect, engage and promote young football talents.It promotes national unity by connecting young and aspiring footballers to becoming future champions.
According to the Director, Brand & Experience, Etisalat Nigeria, Elvis Ogiemwanye, the season 3 will provide exciting prospects of building on the success of the last two editions. “Our commitment to the nation is to support and create credible platforms that can contribute to the development of the country. Therefore, we are committed to developing a pool of young football talents. The success of the last two editions makes it even more exciting for us,”he said.
The 2016 edition will start with state competitions where various schools will compete at the state level to win a spot at the regional group stage. The state winners will compete at the regional stage where 8 teams with the highest points will qualify for the national finals scheduled to hold in Lagos in November.