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New Kits Unveil: Benin City Agog for Bendel Insurance, Edo Queens; learning curve for other teams in Nigeria

As the new NNL season beckons and teams get into rehabs for the return of the second stanza of the ongoing 2021/2022 NWFL Premiership season, management of Bendel Insurance FC and Edo Queens FC are set to unveil new kits for the season.

The unveiling of the newly imported kits is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, February 8th at the New Festival Hall, Government House, Benin amidst a funfair and celebration.

The jerseys which have special historical messages attached to them have been tipped by the foreign manufacturing company to be motivating wears that will instil in the players the spirit of champions and remind them of the core objectives of the state government for the teams.

Football stakeholders from across the country and abroad will grace this unveiling which is expected to serve as a learning curve for other teams in the country.

Speaking ahead of the day, the General Coordinator of Sports, Office of the Deputy Governor, Mrs Sabina Amiemenoghena Chikere assures players, fans and stakeholders that “these jerseys are the perfect example of historical motivation for the teams, they are well designed and manufactured materials to inform the world of the brands the state government is raising, in the football world”.

Edo Queens in the NWFL Premiership is currently topping the table in their zone with 14 points closely followed by Nasarawa Amazons on 12 points.

For the NNL, the 2021/2022 season kicks off on February 11. Bendel Insurance is in Group B1 alongside J. Atete FC, Vandrezzer FC, Godosky FC, Abeokuta Stormers, Campos FC, Giant Brillars, Ibom Youth FC, Ekiti United, Gateway United, and Ikorodu City Football Club.

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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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