Players who were selected from the 2018 Restoration Cup Football Tournament will represent Bayelsa State in the Maiden Edition of the African Youth Cup slated for April 19th through 27 Praia, Cape Verde.
The Special Adviser to Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson on public affairs and media, Daniel Alabrah said the decision was communicated to the organisers on Friday.
According to Alabrah, the youth selected from the 2018 Restoration Cup for the under 16 categories will be joined by four to six over-aged players, not above the age of 17 years old.
Players and officials have been directed to report to camp at the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa.
The teams that have already confirmed their participation include Tanzania under 16, Saint Benfica of Portugal, Ajsm FC of France, Academic FC of MaLI and Kini – Kini FC of Benin Republic.