Secretary, FCT Cricket Association, Ayo Adewole, on Monday, said that the team had begun training ahead of the National Youth Games (NYG) in September.
Adewole stated this in Abuja after the team had secured a ticket to represent the North Central zone at the Games.
Plateau State also qualified alongside FCT for the NYG following a zonal playoffs at the weekend.
The two teams would represent the zone in the male and female categories at the games billed to hold at the University of Ilorin.
We have started training for the Games already. The kids are training now at the National Stadium because we need to prepare and work hard to compete favourably at the games.
Soon, the team will be going into close camping where the players will train intensively,’’ he added.
Twenty-four (24) sports will featured in the third edition of the games slated to hold from Sept. 7 to September 17, 2017.
Some of the sports are handball, Judo, traditional sports (Ayo and Kokuwa), Boxing, Volleyball and Badminton.