The first edition of the tournament named after the former Enugu FA Chairman, NNL Chairman, and NFF Executive Board member, late Chief Chidi Ofo Okenwa Memorial Football Tournament titled Chidi Ofo Okenwa Under – 13 Football Tournament” Kicks Off On Saturday, 27th March 2021 inside the mainbowl of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.
A statement by the Enugu F. A media , States that four matches will hold that day with the opening game between Young Stars FC versus Dynamos FC by nine O’clock in the morning.
Other matches slated for that day include , J. Love Versus Emirate by ten thirty in the morning , Golden stars against living stars at one o’clock in the afternoon and Aasta United taking on odera Academy by two thirty in the afternoon.
A total of fourteen under thirteen teams in the state and grouped into four group A-D will be participating in the two months football events.
The Quarter , semi and Final of the tournament comes up on the second ninth and twenty second of may twenty-twenty one inside Nnamdi Azukiwe Stadium Enugu. Trophies, cash prizes and medals will be presented to the winners , runners up and the third place , while others consolation prizes and medals will be presented to the participants.
The commissioner for youths and sports , Enugu State , HON. Manfred Nzekwe will be the special Guest of honour and also take the kick – off. The opening ceremony is expected to attract football fans from within and outside Enugu State, while other Critical football stakeholders will be attendance.