Ekiti State Football Association on Monday in Ado-Ekiti announced the establishment of the state-owned female football club, to be known as Fountain Queens Football Club.
In a statement signed by its Chairman, Ayodeji Alabi, the Football Association (FA) said a five-member committee had been constituted to manage the club towards rapid development.
Alabi, in the statement, said the association’s main objective was to have a formidable and standard state-owned female football club.
“Our major objective is to encourage talented girls to play football and to compete with other female football clubs in other states. The committee was set up to ensure that all the needed facilities as well as logistics needed to enhance the success of the club are recommended to the association.”
Alabi disclosed that the club’s establishment had been approved by the state government and relevant stakeholders.
He urged the association and the committee members to work together towards achieving the aims and objective of setting up the club.