Dr. Afam Atu (Echeribe), the visionary founder of Kings Care Foundation, is proud to announce the upcoming Echeribe Enugu East Senatorial Zone Football Tournament, set to take place from August 27th to September 24th, 2023.
This highly anticipated tournament aims to highlight the untapped football talent within Enugu State while providing opportunities for young players to excel on an international level.
The primary objective of the tournament is to identify exceptional players who will be given the chance to participate in football trials in Europe. Dr. Atu firmly believes in the abundance of talent within Enugu State and aims to elevate the skills of selected players through exposure to international football standards, opening doors to professional opportunities in Europe and beyond.
In addition to promoting individual talent, this tournament will enhance the reputation of Enugu State’s football scene. It showcases the commitment of the Kings Care Foundation to empowering youth and positioning our region as a fertile ground for future football stars.
We are dedicated to nurturing young talent and placing Enugu State on the global football map.
To motivate participants, attractive prizes will be awarded to the top-performing teams. The winning team will receive a prize of 500,000 naira, the second-place team will be awarded 300,000 naira, and the third-place team will receive 200,000 naira. These incentives demonstrate our commitment to fostering talent and recognizing outstanding achievements.
The Echeribe Enugu East Senatorial Zone Football Tournament will follow a group stage and knockout rounds format. Six teams representing local governments within Enugu East Senatorial Zone will compete for the championship. The matches will be held at the prestigious Umueze Township Mini Stadium, providing an excellent venue for this exciting tournament.
To ensure fairness and transparency, the Kings Care Foundation has established strict eligibility criteria for team registration. Participating teams must be from the Enugu East Senatorial Zone in Enugu State and consist of players between the ages of 14 and 27 years. Registration will take place from June 1st to July 29th 2023, with a grace period of two weeks available if needed.
Dr. Afam Atu (Echeribe) and the Kings Care Foundation believe that the Echeribe Enugu East Senatorial Zone Football Tournament will not only showcase the immense talent present in our region but also inspire the youth to pursue their dreams and become leaders in their respective fields. This tournament serves as a stepping stone for aspiring footballers to shine on the international stage and carve a path towards success.
The Kings Care Foundation invites the media, football enthusiasts, and the public to join us in supporting this transformative initiative. Let us celebrate the incredible local talent, empower our youth, and make a positive impact on our community through the beautiful game of football.
For media inquiries and further information, please contact:
Ernest Arinze, Director of Operations, Kings Care Foundation
About Kings Care Foundation:
Kings Care Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Afam Atu (Echeribe) with a mission to empower disadvantaged women and young people by providing them with the tools, opportunities, and assistance they need to improve their lives and break the cycle of poverty and inequality. We strive to promote gender equality and social justice through advocacy, education, and community engagement.