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59 teams battle for honours as FCTFA league kicks off Saturday

The stage is set for the 2021/22 Federal Capital Territory Football Association (FCTFA) football league season which kicks off on Saturday.

Current champions, Waco FC will vie to retain their title when 58 other teams storm the venue at the Old Parade Ground Area 10

The 59 teams have been divided into 12 groups are expected to be on match past before the opening match on Saturday according to a statement by the Local Organising Committee spokesperson, Uche Nwudoh.

Federal Capital Territory Football Association (FCT FA) Chairman, Alhaji Abba Mouktar Mohammed while speaking ahead of the commencement of the league, said his excited about the resumption of the league, adding that the facilities and the officials are ready to host a successful league in the FCT.

“All the pitches for the FCTFA league are in their best shapes to host the players and officials. We are excited with the return of the league. So the fans should expect a more competitive league than the last edition and come out in their numbers to cheer their respective teams to victory” he said.

He further called on corporate organizations and private individuals to come to the aid association and support the development of football in the nation’s capital.

“We want corporate and private partners to support the good work we have started in placing the FCTFA league in the world map” he concluded.

The pitches at Area 3 and Area 10 will be in full use in the course of the league.

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