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FA Cup: Five Govs billed to grace final today

Five state governors are billed to grace today’s Federation Cup final, at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in a release, disclosed that the governors of Anambra, Nasarawa, Rivers and Bayelsa are expected at the venue alongside host Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State.

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode  of Lagos state, arriving, during the Installation ceremony of Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi,  Ojaja II as the 51st  Ooni of Ife at Enuwa Palace in Ile-Ife, Osun state, yesterday, 07/12/2015. Photo: Bunmi Azeez, Dare Fasube and Sola Oyelese.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Nnewi –based FC IfeanyiUbah will confront Nasarawa United of Lafia in a match of debutants in the men’s final, while League champions Rivers Angels will clash with Bayelsa Queens in the women’s final.

The women’s final is billed to start at 1.00pm, while the men’s final is to begin at 3.30pm.

Meanwhile, the Teslim Balogun gates has been thrown open as there would be no gate fees for the event.


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