The LEG LAGOS CHALLENGE(LLC) 2018 will kick-off on April 2, 2018 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium consisting of 16 football teams scattered all over the nation.
The Annual Championship targets participants between the verifiable ages of 18 and 23 years. That is, LEG LAGOS CHALLENGE™ is strictly an Under-23 championship.
LLC 2018, which is the maiden edition of the LEG LAGOS CHALLENGE, seeks to discipline minds of young footballers, give them a veritable platform to showcase their talents, harness their potentials, build their competitive spirits and prepare them for prospective careers in the game of football, anywhere in the world.
Sixteen(16) teams will participate in the 7-day championship which will hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos State. The final will be played at the same venue on April 8, 2018.
The championship has the full backings of the LAGOS STATE SPORTS COMMISSION and the LAGOS STATE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION who have explicitly expressed their support for the championship by giving their permission for the use of the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
The championship which will commence with a media briefing involving all stakeholders is expected to hold on the 12th of March, 2018 to ensure that every requirements for the competition are met and to also allow for the organizers to make a press release.
Champions will be rewarded with the Gold Trophy, medals and cash; the runners-up will be awarded the Silver Trophy, medals and cash whilst the second runners-up will be awarded the Bronze Trophy, medals and cash. Also, to celebrate outstanding performances, there will be awards for MVP, Highest Goal Scorer, Best Goalkeeper, Best Behaved Team(Fair Play), Best Referee, Best Coach and the LEG STAR TEAM. These individual accolades are being accorded in honour of veterans who have made their mark in the sport for the nation.
The LEG LAGOS CHALLENGE promises exciting, fun-filled and thrilling moments and is here to stay.