Sixth Lead City hockey tourney flicks off October 27
The sixth edition of the Lead City University Five-A-Side Hockey Championship will flick off from October 27 to 29 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the institution in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The coordinator of the event, who is also the Director of Sports, Lead City University, Mrs. Lade Aloba, disclosed that 24 clubs have confirmed participation in the annual event aimed at preparing hockey players for the season.
The teams include Union Bank Hockey Club, which would present two teams, Lead City hockey team, Federal University of Technology, Minna, the Yobe Desert Rollers, the Oyo State, Kazy hockey team and the University of Ibadan.
Others are White Horse Hockey Club, Police Machine of Abuja, The Inspector General of Police Babes, Tenmark Girls, Ogun State team and Akoka Boys.
Aloba, a former Nigerian women’s hockey international star, noted that all the male teams would come with their female teams, raising the number of entrants to 24 teams in the male and female categories.