Flying Officers Cup: Players, Coaches receive cash gift despite group stage exits


President of Ratels Sports Foundation, Barrister Paul Edeh has promised a cash gift of N60,000 to the four teams that crashed out in the first round of the 2020 Flying Officers Cup.

In the same vein, the coaches of the four teams namely Confluence Queens, Royal Queens, Kaduna Queens and Honey Badgers will smile home with a cash gift of N20,000 each.

Barrister Edeh made this announcement when he held a meeting with all participating clubs in the 2020 Flying Officers Cup on Friday evening.

He noted that it is neccesary to encourage and lend a shoulder of support to the four teams who couldn’t go past the first round.

“I must commend you all for coming out here to participate in the Flying Officers Cup. For me I think you are all winners even though you didn’t go far here,” Barrister Edeh said.

“The spirit of sportsmanship is key and it must always be remembered that participation is important.

“I am giving this token just to encourage you guys and make you believe you can do better next time.”

Ratels Sports Foundation are the sole sponsors of the Flying Officers Cup 2020, where eight women football clubs across the country are participating with the winner going home with a cash prize of N500,000, second placed team N300,000 and third place N200,000.

The final will hold on Sunday between two NWFL Premiership heavyweights, Bayelsa Queens and Nasarawa Amazons at the Guards Brigade Stadium, Abuja.


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