Preparations have reached its peak for the commencement of  Leg Lagos football challenge  season 2; special scouting edition.  The annual football event is set to kick off on the 4th of December 2019 at the  Agege stadium , Lagos state  and it’s expected to last for 5 days.

Tagged  ‘’ Discovering raw talents’’  This year’s edition will feature 14 teams  from different constituencies in  Lagos state. There will be  3 teams in each group except  one  group that will consist of  4 teams.  Each team will play a maximum of 2 matches except the only group that consists of three teams where it is expected that  they play 3 matches.  Winners of each group will automatically secure a semi final placement.

 

Addressing  pressmen,  the tournament director, Pius Kayode Olubode  posited that  football scouts from France, UK, US and other parts of the world  are already in Lagos and will select some of the players in this competition for trials abroad. He urged the players to give a good account of themselves ,saying that it can serve as a long term opportunity for them.

He said  that participating club sides should ensure that they do not field ineligible players as the  endorsed age  for the tournament  is 23 years  and below.

He added that scouts are demanding for players who can go out there to play for another ten years or more. He urged the players to behave well and be good ambassadors of this country during the competition.

Managing Director of  DonBalon  Commerz  sports  ,Mr Abdoubaq Ladi Balogun also hinted that Leg Lagos is a nationwide exercise meant to discover and nurture talents,  saying  that  they will be staging the tournament in Abuja by January 2020.

 

Meanwhile the draws for the tournament were made on Friday at the sports bar of the Teslim Balogun stadium with participating teams in attendance.  The forms for this year’s edition of Leg Lagos  were given out free of charge for interested teams.

DONBALON Sport Commerz, the organizer of LEG LAGOS CHALLENGE are  resolute to make the positive difference with this Championship designed to create a niche for pure passion, natural flair and fair competition among the football academies in Nigeria and beyond, organized in a professional atmosphere using the best of facilities, soccer personnel, technology and global media.

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