Federation Cup: No change in Federation Cup registration date, guidlines, Kwara FA states

Kwara State Football Association (Kwara FA), has again stated that the Federation Cup registration dates and guidlines remains sacrosanct, reminding football clubs that the window for registering to participate in competition is still open until the deadline.

Making the disclosure in a press release signed by Kashim Mohammed Agaka, the Secretary, Kwara FA, the association said that clubs should hasten to make their registration in preparation for the competition.

“We might as well remind our football clubs that the Federation Cup registration is still open the NFF might not extend the registration period,” he said.

The State FA had declared open earlier the Federation Cup competition process when it publicized the Guidlines for the cup competition.

The state preliminaries for Kwara State is set for 20, January 2024, according to State FA. 

It will be a month long tournament that would end 20 February, after which the state is expected to present winners and first runner-up of the Men and Women categories of the championship to the country’s soccer ruling body, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). 

The state football body also listed guidelines for registration for all participating clubs in the state while also saying that the rules would be followed religiously.

The move conforms with procedures earlier made available by the NFF, showing guidelines for the 2024 Federation Cup Men and Women competitions.

The registration process, according to FA, starts 15 November, 2023, and would end 30 of same month.

For the competition in Kwara and for clubs willing to participate, registration for the state Federation Cup, Men is pegged at N150, 000; for Women, it’s N100, 000.

Lateness in registration, according to FA, will attract financial sanctions.

By the regulation, lateness fee for clubs (Men) is pegged at N200, 000, while for the Women it’s N120, 000.

Clubs willing to be part of the glamorous championship are required to pay into the State FA’s account.

Agaka gave the details of the State FA’s Bank Account as Eco Bank, 2612001249, Kwara State Football Association.

He equally directed that clubs should then proceed to Alhaji Usman Mustapha Football House, the FA’s Secretariat at the stadium with a copy evidence of payment with which to obtain registration forms.

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