However, Connect Nigeria presents you with sporting events that will make your December fun.
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CAF Confederation Cup Group Stage Matches Officially Kicks Off
The group stage matches of the CAF Confederations Cup kicked off on December 1, 2019. Nigeria’s two representatives at the tournament both lost their games. Enugu Rangers were beaten 3-1 by Pyramids of Egypt at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, while Enyimba lost 2-0 away to HUSA. Both Nigerian clubs now have to brace up for their second group games on Sunday, December 8, 2019.
Nigeria Professional Football League Continues
Nigeria’s rich soccer culture is usually evident when one watches the NPFL. The Nigerian football league continues this month with lots of exciting games to watch. Plateau United currently occupies the top spot on the log but it remains to be seen if the Jos-based side would maintain that spot after Christmas as they face stiff competition from clubs like Wikki Tourists, Akwa Starlets, MFM, Lobi Stars, Enyimba FC, amongst others.
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Asisat Oshoala Football Clinic and Championship
Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala, in a bid to empower the girl-child and encourage females in sports to embrace education in their career pursuit, is set to organize a football clinic and championship for girls. Under the aegis of her foundation, Oshoala aims to train and mentor young girls in the two-phase event. The first phase of the competition will hold from December 4th to 6th, while the second phase will take place from 20 to 24th December, at the mini campus stadiuim (venue for first and second phases).
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