By Emmanuel Chinedu
The 2023 ValueJet Cup will take place in August at the Remo Stars Stadium, Ikenne, Ogun State with the participation of top Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) clubs.
The offseason football tournament which was designed to prepare clubs for the new NPFL season and continental tournaments will kickoff on August 4th with the grand finale scheduled for August 10th.
The Chairman of the ValueJet Cup Organizing Committee, Otunba Tade Azeez has said; eight (8) clubs will participate in this year’s tournament in Ikenne, Ogun State.
“We have invited eight clubs for the tournament and the communication with the clubs have been positive. The list of the invited clubs includes those that will compete in the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup alongside top NPFL clubs.
“We are looking forward to the second edition of the ValueJet Cup, the maiden edition last year was glamorous. Our objective is to create a competitive tournament for the clubs and help them prepare for the 2023/2024 NPFL season and continental tournaments.
“We want to appreciate our sponsor ValueJet airline for contributing to the growth of domestic football in Nigeria. We can’t wait to connect with the football community in Ogun State this year, the support we got from the football fans last season was overwhelming,” said Azeez.
Remo Stars are the defending champions of the ValueJet Cup, they defeated Smart City 3-0 in last year’s final game.