NAWOJ Stars Draw Senior Civil Servants In Novelty Match…as Association Inaugurates Female Football Team

By Mary Ekere

The Football Team of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, Akwa Ibom State, NAWOJ STARS on Monday, April 29, 2024 forced the Association of Senior Civil Servants in the State to a 1:1 draw in a Novelty Match.

NAWOJ STARS had netted the opening goal within ten minutes into the game, scored by one of the Team’s Striker, Etimbuk Idiong.

The Association of Senior Civil Servants had engaged NAWOJ STARS in a home game at the Idongesit Nkanga Secretariat’s pitch to celebrate the Second Anniversary of Comrade Daniel Udo’s led Executive and in commemoration of the 2024 Workers’ Day celebration.

The Chairman of the Association, Comrade Daniel Udo who kicked-off the match had commended both teams at the end of the 1:1 game for a skillful display and the camaraderie established between the duo. He also pronounced the inauguration of the Association’s female football team.

Chairman of NAWOJ, Comrade Nsikak Okon was on ground to cheer the STARS to a fantastic end, likewise the Team’s Coach, Comrade Nsibiet John with his 4-3-3-1 formation and the NUJ State Treasurer, Comrade Imaikop Robert and others.

NAWOJ STARS Team had Mary Ekere – Captain, Nsisong Ben – Goalkeeper, Etimbuk Idiong, Joy Ubani, Grace Afangide, Grace Obot, Mary Akpan, Imaobong Koffi-Bassey, Joy, Joyce, Mandi, Margaret Ben and Esther Ukpe.

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