The stage is set for the maiden Nationwide League One (NLO) 2023 U19 tagged Youth League season curtain raiser which is a Lagos Derby game between Dosu Joseph FC and Authority FC at the Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere on Wednesday July 12, 2023.
Football fans living in Surulere, Lagos and its environs are invited to watch sublime football at the grassroot. The kick off for the encounter is 4pm.
According to Olushola Ogunnowo, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the league body, the Youth League promises to be a very interesting showpiece of football at the grassroot in Nigeria and the league opener in Lagos will give a glimpse of what to expect in the other centres across the country.
“NLO Youth League season kicks off on Wednesday July 12, in Lagos. Dosu Joseph FC will host Authority FC. This is the league opening game and the board and secretariat of the NLO hope to see very interesting football in Lagos.” Ogunnowo said.
“We also expect to see more organised and better football games from the clubs participating in the maiden Youth League.
“The clubs have complied with all directives from the secretariat, but they can also do better and devoid of any rancour or acts that can bring the administration of the game to disrepute,” he added.