The Director of DOAD SPORTS and Chairman of Anambra 2017 Traders Cup, Rev. Fr. Obinna Dike participating in the draws
The Anambra State Football Association (ANSFA) Thursday, March 30th, organized a world class seminar on “Update on the Laws of the Games” to carry Anambra football stakeholders along in football matters. The occasion also doubled as the draws for the 10th edition and anniversary of the 2017 Neros Federation Cup. Neros boss Chief Poly Emenike has been sponsoring the ANSFA Federation Cup for ten years running singlehandedly.
The resource person for the seminar presentation was CAF Instructor and retired referee, C.C Chukwujekwu who thrilled the audience on modern trends in the laws of football and its amendment. After the seminar presentation, draws for the Neros Federation Cup for 48 clubs took place.
In his opening speech, the Vice chairman of Anambra FA, Barr. JBC Obikwelu, commended the guest speaker for his presentation and the clubs for their presence to make the seminar a success. He thanked the organizing committee and commended the untiring efforts of some retired referees, administrators and coaches in Anambra football. Barr Obikwelu applauded the efforts of Chief Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah in setting Anambra football on centre stage. In a special way, he appreciated the Neros CEO Chief Emenike team for their consistent sponsorship of Anambra State Federation Cup. He explained to the club members, the importance of the FA Cup and advised them to be organized so as to make the best out of the numerous opportunities the 2017 edition would offer.
Meanwhile, the ANSFA Chairman Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has thrown his weight behind the 2017 Federation Cup by donating two balls each to each of the forty eight teams taking part in the Cup. Making the presentation April 4 at the FA office Aroma Awka, Chief C C Amuzie, ANSFA board member, called on the teams to make this season's Cup a memorable one.
Earlier, the ANSFA secretary Chijioke Onyedika presented the 2017 Neros Federation Cup fixtures and rules guiding the game to the teams.