By Asuquo Edem
A foremost non-governmental organization (NGO), Prince Inyang Foundation (PIFO) in its avowed desire passion and commitment to give back to the society in floating a challenge football cup.
According to officials of the foundation while briefing journalists weekend on preparations geared towards a successful hosting of the challenge cup noted that the event which is targeted at the grassroots is aimed at discovering hidden talents in the field of soccer which the noted abound in the State.
The duo of Linus Ndah and MPN Nnamoko both officials of the foundation informed journalists that the challenge cup which is slated to begin on the 18th of February would be brought to a close on the 4th of March.
They noted that a total of thirty-two registered clubs would slug it out where the winner would cart home a whooping five hundred thousand naira with the sound taking home three hundred thousand naira while the team that emerges third would also smile home with two hundred thousand naira.
According to the officials, teams would need to express their desire to participate by registering with the sum of ten thousand naira and provide the bio of the team players while they also guaranteed that adequate security has been made available to ensure a hitch free challenge cup.
Ndah and nnamoko told journalists that the cup which would be played in stages would witness the commencement at the ALSCON field, Ikot Abasi while the finals will be played at the Uyo Township Stadium.
While describing the tournament as one of the biggest in the State said that the foundation has been engaged for over seven years now with support to indigene of the State in other sectors including educational support, grants to boost business among others.
By Asuquo Edem