The draws for the maiden edition of the Emmanuel Emenike Future XI championship took place at the national stadium Surulere Lagos on December 3rd with 32 team’s including Gbagada FC, Nath Boys and Collins Edward FC slugging it out for the grand prize of 300, 000 naira and an opportunity to have some of their players selected amongst the best XI.
The draw was witnessed by representatives of the 32 team’s an the top team’s based on ranking we’re seeded in pot one.
The tournament will be played in a knock out format with the first round of games scheduled to be played from Friday December 7th at the Legacy pitch of the national stadium in Lagos.
32 teams have been put into eight groups of four clubs each. Each club is set to register a total of 18 players with the minimum age being 16 – 22 and above.
The project is an initiative of Revel Global strategists.
A total of four games will be played per day in four days with each halves to last for 40 minutes.
Festac Young FC
Box 2 Box
Royal Trust FC
Divine Praise FC
Collins Edwin FC
Red Tigers FC