The inaugural Nigeria Challenger Series organized by the Nigeria Teqball Federation (NIGTEQ) has kicked off in Abuja with no fewer than 16 teams from 11 States battling for the ultimate prizes.
The championship tagged ‘Abuja 2021’ which began yesterday and is expected to end on the 29th August 2021 is taking place at the Turf Arena, Central Business District, and the NTIC Campus, Wuse II, Abuja.
In a statement, the FCT Teqball Association (FTA) chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Galadima who is the host has assured that the tournament is in line with international best practices.
“FTA welcomes all the Teqball fraternity across the country to Abuja for the maiden edition of the Nigeria Challenger Series, I can assure you everything has been put in place to ensure a smooth hosting of the tournament in line with international best practices’’ he said.
Galadima, also stated that the Team FCT are ready to chase the title after rigorous trainings in camp ahead of the games while calling on the FCT residents to come all out to cheer the team to victory.
‘’Our players and officials had good a preparation ahead of the games, we are calling on the FCT residents to come out in their numbers and support the team to victory.
About 13 Referees from the six geo-political zones has been appointed by the NIGTEQ for the 4day tournament.
General Secretary of Nigeria Teqball Federation, Mr Ndudi Edede has advised athletes to be serious in the championship as it is a qualifier for Teqball World Championship slated for November this year.
He further urged Abuja residents to come out in their numbers to cheer the teams as it will be fun filled and worth every minute.