Paul E Football Club, an up-and-coming football club in Abuja, has officially revealed its women’s team as part of its initiatives to empower Nigerian youngsters in the game of football.
The team’s goal, according to the club’s chairman and chief executive officer Somtochukwu Chikebebe, is to remove girl children from the streets and give them empowerment through playing football. He stated that in order to ensure that they are well-positioned for the future, females between the ages of 15 and 18 will be encouraged to mix the game with their schooling.
Along with the male team now competing in the NLO Division 2 League, the team, according to him, will be professionally managed. He pledged to
Make sure the team takes part in a variety of national and international development activities.
This is the main reason we hired skilled women’s football coaches to manage the team. Jumbo Lastborn is the head coach, with Adanna Nwaneri from the National U.17 team and Bilikisu Tijani from the National U20 team serving as the assistants. The team’s manager would be Ngozi Ezeh, he said.