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Ekofootball Queens Tourney : Ekofootball has produced top women players in Top clubs and our various National Teams – Seyi Akinwunmi

Oluchi tobex Tobe-Chukwu.

The Chairman of the Lagos State Football Association Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi on Thursday during the presentation of the maiden edition of the Ekofootball Queens Tourney reiterated the resolve of the Lagos Football Association to sustain and raise the bar for a qualitative women football in Lagos State.

” Ekofootball has produced top women players in top clubs and our various national teams “.

The Chairman who is also the 1st vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation frowns at the organisers of illegal women football tournaments in the state.

” These young girls have been intimidated in the time past.
We at the Football Association will not allow that to continue. They will not be recognized by the NFF.
The system of Football is like a family and we are determined to remain a United family “.

The Ekofootball Queens tournament is the first of it’s kind in Lagos with 24 Amateur teams slugging it out for a period of two weeks at the legacy pitch and Soccer Temple Agege from the 2nd of June 2021.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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