This is a social event with a purpose to entertain and raise awareness about beekeeping All ApiExpo Africa 2018 delegates and the local community in Nigeria will be free to not only enter and enjoy the match, but also register to play in the game. The game will be played on the Friday, 28th September. The winning team will receive medals and a trophy handed over to them with a clear message to actively promote beekeeping “with the level of energy required to play football”. These two teams are:
Nigeria Honeybee FC
This team will consist of persons in the beekeeping sector and any other person they wish to recruit, who could be an outstanding person in the footballing fraternity in the country, for instance. The team will consist of a squad of 22 players, whose names will be confirmed to the organizers at least 2 days before the game. Their jerseys will carry beekeeping messages in the national colours of Nigeria.
Africa Honeybee FC
This team will consist of persons in the beekeeping sector drawn from participating African countries, other than Nigeria. The team will consist of 22 players, whose names will be confirmed to the organisers at least 2 days before the game. Their jerseys will be in pan-African colours and will convey beekeepeing messages.
The match referees will be pre-selected professionally trained football referees, who understand the rules of the game.
Persons who wish to play in the teams should register by 15th August 2018. To register, please send your full names, nationality and the team you wish to play for, to firstname.lastname@example.org with email@example.com in copy