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Flying Officers Cup: LOC Ready to Raise The Bar for a thrilling tournament

With less than three weeks to the beginning of the 2021 edition of the Flying Officers Cup, Organisers of the biggest Women Football Pre-season Competition in Africa have promised a thrilling Championship.

Already, top teams in Nigeria and neighboring African countries have started preparation for the competition, which is billed to hold from the 10th to the 24th of October 2021 at the Area 10 Sports Complex, FCT, Abuja, with 16 teams contesting for the trophy, currently held by Bayelsa Queens.

Preparation for the tournament has reached a pivotal stage and General Coordinator of the Championship, Barrister Victoria Nlemigbo said everyone involved have been working relentlessly to deliver the biggest the biggest and best ever Pre-season Championship.

“We no doubt have an overwhelming desire to deliver the biggest and best ever women football Pre-season Championship and through our determination, plans and decisiveness, we will be able to achieve this vision.

“We understand it takes alot and we are working relentlessly and will take the most extraordinary measures with the support of all involved to stage a fabulous tournament.

“The facilities, logistics and other important things needed are almost 100% ready. The re-grassing and upgrading of the Area 10 Sports Complex and also made arrangement and partnership with relevant bodies to ensure we have a smooth competition.

“The fans, media and other stakeholders can look forward to the beautiful game of soccer here in Abuja from the 10th to the 24th of October.” She concluded.

The 2021 Edition of the Flying Officers Cup, will see sixteen teams battle for honours in Abuja from the 10th to the 24th of October 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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