C-Woerman Tourney Goes National From 2011


Grassroots Soccer Developers Association of Nigeria GRASSDON has promised to make C  Woerman Youth Football Championship a national tournament in the next edition.

Managing Director of C.Woermann (Ng) Ltd, Axel Kuppe, said this after C Woerman  Football Club from Enugu State defeated BIG Football Club from River State 1-0 to  lift the trophy. The tourney was held recently at the Astro Turf of the National  Stadium.

Kuppe said that plans are underway to make it a national championship where teams  will be selected from across the six geo-political zone of the country.

“Having come this far, I have seen that this tournament which we started as part of  our corporate social responsibility has become a breeding ground for talents. We  will look at making it a national championship in the next edition,” he said.

The National Co-ordinator of the Body, Ossy Nwokeabia, said that the body is  determined to develop football at the grassroots.

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