Five months after emerging champions, Edo State Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has confirmed plans to host Bendel Insurance Football Club for their victorious 2023 Federation Cup triumph, platinumnewsng.com is reporting.
Bar any late-minute change, the event is expected to take place on the 12th of December, at the New Festival Hall, Edo State Government House.
The announcement came from Yusuff Alli (OLY), Chairman of the Edo State Sports Commission, during his visit to the team’s training session on Wednesday evening.
The decision to host Bendel Insurance arrives 162 days after Imade Osarenkhoe secured the Federation Cup for the team with a solitary goal from the spot.
Bendel Insurance secured the 2023 Federation Cup title — first for Edo State since inception, first in 43 years and fourth as a club — by overcoming Enugu Rangers in a hard-fought battle, emerging victorious with a 1-0 scoreline at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.