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Eight teams will feature in next edition, says Akpata

By Alex Monye
04 April 2022   |   3:27 am
President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), Uyi Akpata, has disclosed that the next edition of the Nigeria Women T20i Invitational will feature at least eight nations.

President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), Uyi Akpata, has disclosed that the next edition of the Nigeria Women T20i Invitational will feature at least eight nations.

Akpata said this during the closing ceremony of the maiden edition of the tournament in Lagos, where a total of five teams participated.

The president lauded the level of competitiveness among teams in the tournament, adding that the next edition would see a more eventful outing for the teams.

“I must congratulate all the teams for the quality of competition we have all witnessed in the past one week. The next edition will see at least eight teams competing and we expect that it would only get better for women’s cricket in the continent,” Akpata said.

The president also lauded Access Bank Plc, the tournament’s major sponsor, as well as other sponsors and partners of the event.