The 16th edition of Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) U-14 Boys and the 8th edition of Naval Officers Wives Association (NOWA) U-17 Girls soccer tournaments will hold from July 29th – August 5th 2017, in Owerri the Imo State Capital.
According to a statement by the Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) the participating states are expected to come with a team made up of 20 players whose ages must not be above 14 years for boys and 17 for girls as at August 31st, 2017.
The statement noted that the body weights for boys should be 51kg with maximum height of 1.58m while the body weight for girls should be 60kg and a height of 1.78m.
All the players who are to undergo a screening exercise are also expected to present three recent passport photographs for licenses.
Organisers of the event further stated that each team should be accompanied by three officials, one of whom must be a YSFON official of the participating state.
The YSFON statement reminded teams that all states are expected to arrive Owerri on Saturday August 29th, 2017, even as it warned that late arrival will not be entertained.