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CBN to host 16 banks in football tournament

12 February 2013, 16:05

Gusau -  In a bid to improve inter-bank relations in Gusau, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) plans to organise a football competition for the city’s 16 banks.

Mr Mueez Gafar, the Chairman of the Organising Committee, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Gusau, that the competition was part of Gusau Bankers’ Committee end of year event.

Gafar explained that all the banks in Gusau had a committee, in which they hold meetings on quarterly basis and organised dinner and award nights at the end of the year.

He further said that the committee, headed by CBN decided to introduce football competition to make the event more interesting.

The competition will hold from Feb. 16 to March 9.

He added that the fixtures would be categorised alphabetically in which have Access Bank would play Zenith Bank in match A, while match B would feature Skye Bank versus Stanbic IBTC Bank.

Match C will feature UBA versus UBN, with match D featuring GTB versus FCMB.

Sterling Bank will take on ECOBANK in match E, match F, Unity Bank versus FBN, while Fidelity will tackle Diamond Bank in match G, and match H, Mainstreet Bank will feature against Keystone.

The CBN will play against the least winner.

The event will be rounded up with a dinner and award night, where the winners will collect their gifts.


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