In commemoration of the International Women’s Day 2023, FAME Foundation is organizing it’s annual International Women’s Day football tournament, scheduled to take place at the Area 3 Football pitch, Garki Area 3, Abuja.
The yearly tournament which will take place on Women’s Day, March 8, 2023 is aimed at promoting gender equality, highlight important roles of women in the community and recognize the impact of women in the society.
There will be a total of about 11 women’s football teams competing on that day, including Team USA, Team Fame/AMAC, Team National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Team Bet9ja, Team FEAAN, Team East Africa, Team Canada, Team North Africa, and others who haven’t confirmed their participation.
Team NCWS is the defending champion of the previous competition, with Team Equality (US Embassy and British High Commission) finishing second with a silver medal.
In addition to the football games, we’ll hold interactive educational sessions, provide free eye tests, HIV tests, pap test for cervical cancer and hepatitis screening. We’ll also hand out male and female condoms to encourage family planning and the prevention of STDs.
FAME Foundation, a gender based not-for-profit organization established solely to solicit, encourage and advance the social and emotional well being of women and girls, as well as formulate programs within the framework of the national development plan to enhance the participation of women and advocate for gender parity in society