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Dakkada FC prepare for Ekiti United with Jessie Ituen Memorial match in Uyo

Dakkada FC will prepare for their Nigeria National League week six clash vs Ekiti United FC when they face Ituen Starlets in a Jessie Ituen memorial match in Uyo on Monday, December 18.

Fresh from picking their first away point of the 2023/2024 NNL season in a 0-0 draw vs Vandrezzer FC, promotion-chasing Dakkada FC will take on Ituen Starlets FC as a mark of honour late Jessie Idongesit Ituen who, until her unfortunate demise, was the wife of Honourable Idongesit Ituen – the Honorary Special Adviser (HSA) on Creative Industry to the Governor of Akwa Ibom state.

The memorial match, SPORTSRATION gathered will kick off at three o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, December 18, 2023, at the Uyo Township Stadium with selected former and current players of the two sides expected to grace the occasion.

Some of the players expected to feature in the match include Aniekan Ekpe – the legendary captain of Dakkada FC, Promise Harrison – Enyimba FC, Joseph Essien – former Golden Eaglets goalkeeper, Lucky Tom – Dakkada FC’s leading scorer for 2023/2024, among others.

During her earthly sojourn, the departed Jessie was one of the brains behind the establishment of Ituen Football Academy which served as a veritable platform for the grooming of young footballers who ply their trade at various clubs within and outside the country, as of today.

In the atmosphere of friendly competition and camaraderie on the pitch, Coach Emmanuel King of Dakkada FC will keep an eye on his teams weekend Nigeria National League week six clash vs Ekiti United FC at the Uyo Township Stadium.

Dakkada FC have secured six points from five games so far this season and will hope to take maximum points from Ekiti United FC to push further up the log in the Southern Conference A.

The Dakkada FC Vs Ekiti United FC Nigeria National League week six clash will take place on Saturday, December 23, 2023.

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