Edo Male Cricket League: Under-17 Kick Starts Tournament with Walkover Victory
The Edo State under-17 male Cricket Team has commenced the 2021/2022 tournament with a walkover victory against the University of Benin Cricket Club of Benin.
The first game of the cricket season was billed for Saturday at the Edo Boys High School, where the University of Benin Cricket Club, was expected to lock horns with their opponent who failed to turn up for the match.
The implication of their absence from the match had the State under-17 Cricket Club awarded four additional points by match umpires.
Speaking shortly after the first game of the tournament, the Regional Development Officer, Nigeria Cricket Federation, NCF, Theophilus Obodeme said Eight Clubs are competing for Glory, with one team expected to be Champion.
The Coach of the State Under- 17 Cricket Team and his Captain voiced their concerns over the failure of the visiting opponent and their expectations.