Gov Wike Pre-season tourney: Committee says Port Harcourt remains safe


As invited teams across Nigeria make plans to storm Port Harcourt for the Gov Wike Pre-Season Football Tournament, Chairman of the Organising Committee, Bashir Badawiy says it promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Badawiy, who stated this as the countdown to the tourney gathers momentum, stressed that Port Harcourt remains safe for all participating teams and fans alike.

According to him, “we have 12 days to go and I can tell you that the tournament will set the pace for the season to come.

“Port Harcourt is ready to host all the football teams coming to fight for bragging rights. It will set a marker for all pre-season games.

“Gov Wike tournament is the place to be and I am glad that all the teams have signified their intention to be in the Garden City.”

Bashir commended Rivers Sports Commissioner, Boma Iyaye and Permanent Secretary, Sir Honour Sirawoo for their untiring efforts to ensure a successful competition.

The Governor Wike Pre-Season Football Tournament starts on November 6, 2020 with 16 teams from the NPFL and NNL angling for the winner’s podium.


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