Teams from different geo-political zones of the country arrived in Ijebu-Ode on Wednesday for the inaugural edition of the NFF/Zenith Bank Future Eagles Championship, which final stages are on at the Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium, with the grand finale at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos on Monday.
Secretary of the NFF Youth Football Committee, Siji Lagunju, told thenff.com that the draws and screening were done on Thursday morning ahead of the group stage matches that commenced on Thursday evening.
Group stage matches will also take place on Friday and Saturday, before the semi finals on Sunday.
The grand finale for the U13 and U15 competitions will take place at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos on Monday, 12th December. The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will be special guest of honour at the occasion.
NFF President Amaju Pinnick, 1st Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi (who is also Chairman, NFF Youth Football Committee), top officials of the Lagos State Sports Commission and top Management of Zenith International Bank will also grace the grand finale.