By Faith Igbudu
A football tournament for the people of Jechira called “Jechira Unity Cup” is billed to hold soon.
Jechira is a house name for Vandeikya and Konshisha Local Government Areas in Benue state.
In an interview with The Voice, convener of the tournament, Tersoo Alaba said the football tournament will foster unity among the two local government areas that make up axis.
“Jechira Unity Cup is a football tournament being organized to foster unity among sons and daughters in the area. It will bring unity not just to the youths but the entire Jechira people towards 2023.
“It will feature participants from the 23 council wards that make up two local governments and will be played in the area too” he said.
According to Alaba, the tentative date for the tournament is February 2021 and that, the competition will feature a lot of prices to be won by participants.