The maiden edition of the Abuja Secondary School Softball Championship is set to bowl off at the Cricket Oval, MKO Abiola Stadium, Package B’ Abuja on Saturday 22 February 2020.
The event which is the brainchild of the Nigeria Cricket Federation is geared towards growing and developing grassroots Cricket in Abuja.
In April 2019, the NCF organized a two-day seminar and basic coaching clinic for school games instructors in Abuja.
NCF secretariat staff introduced the games to the various schools and donated equipment on behalf of the Federation.
The zeal and determination to play cricket by these schools, gave birth to this competition. The softball championship aims to be an annual event with 8 Female and 5 Male schools taking part in the maiden edition.
List Of Schools For Maiden Abuja Cricket Championships
1. SOS Hermann Gmeiner Junior Secondary School, Gwagwalada (Male & Female)
2. Government Science Secondary School Pykasa/ Maitama (Male & Female)
3. Government Secondary School Karu (Male & Female)
4. Government Secondary School, Tudun-wada (Male & Female)
5. Government Secondary School Garki (Male & Female)
6. Javino model School, Guaraka (Female)
7. Government Girls Science Secondary School Kuje (Female)
8. Louisville Girls Secondary School, Gwagwalada (Female)
The winners of the tournament will ne awarded a trophy and will enjoy bragging rights for the next one year.