Get ready for an adrenaline-packed football extravaganza as the much-anticipated Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) season approaches!
The excitement is about to reach fever pitch with the commencement of the thrilling ValueJet Cup, an electrifying offseason football tournament.
Set to kick off at the renowned Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne, Ogun State, this prestigious competition promises an unforgettable experience for football enthusiasts across the country.
Mark your calendars for August 4th, as the ValueJet Cup will witness a fierce battle among the NPFL’s top eight clubs, all competing to establish their dominance on the field.
For an entire week, from August 4th to the grand finale on August 10th, football fans can expect an action-packed display of skill and determination, showcasing the very best stars from Nigeria’s domestic league.
Otunba Tade Azeez, Chairman of the ValueJet Cup organizing committee, couldn’t contain his excitement about the upcoming event.
He emphasized that the tournament aims to prepare participating clubs not only for the upcoming NPFL season but also for forthcoming continental football tournaments.
“We’ve invited eight elite clubs to this tournament, including those set to compete in the prestigious CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup, along with some top NPFL teams,” revealed Chairman Azeez, showcasing the competition’s significance.
After its successful debut last year, the ValueJet Cup is back, bigger and better than ever. Otunba Tade Azeez is optimistic that this second edition will raise the bar, providing a highly competitive platform for clubs to gear up for the 2023/2024 NPFL season and continental competitions.
Central to the tournament’s success is the generous support of its sponsor, ValueJet Airline.
Chairman Azeez extended heartfelt gratitude to the airline for its unwavering dedication to the growth of Nigerian football.
“We extend our heartfelt appreciation to ValueJet airline for their remarkable contribution to the advancement of domestic football in Nigeria. We are excited to connect with the football community in Ogun State once again; the support from the fans last season was nothing short of incredible,” Chairman Azeez expressed his gratitude.
The defending champions, Remo Stars Football Club, will surely be looking to defend their title in front of their passionate home crowd.
Last year, they dazzled fans with a commanding 3-0 victory against Smart City in the final to lift the trophy.