The Western Nigeria Pre-Season Tournament kicked off on Saturday, 2nd December, 2017 at the Agege Township Stadium, Lagos.
The tournament is organised by the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission in partnership with the Southwest Football Forum.
Eleven teams, drawn from the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) and Nigeria National League (NNL) across the six Southwest states are participating in the tournament.
They are: Shooting Stars Football Club of Ibadan, Gateway FC, Remo Stars, MFM FC and Crown FC, Ogbomoso. Others are Sunshine Stars of Akure, Spartan FC of Lagos, Akure City and a football club from Ekiti.
The Team Lead on the Social and Human Development Desk, and also a Senior Analyst at DAWN Commission, Miss Olamide Hauwanat Odedina, stated that the winner will be given a trophy at the end of the one-week tournament.