WGB Lagos FA Cup Draw Kicks Off 2019 Tourney

The 2019 edition of Winners Golden Bet (WGB) Lagos FA Cup is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, 30 March across the state, eyeonthenews.com reports.

Ahead of the kick off, Draw for the preliminaries of the competition was held on Thursday, 28 March at the secretariat of Sports Writers Association Lagos (SWAN), National Stadium in Lagos.

Top officials of Lagos Football Association, organisers of the championship, supervised the Draw while Mrs. Adepeju Akinbiyi, Group Head, Business Development of Winners Golden Chance Ventures Limited led the sponsors to witness the event.

Also at the Draw ceremony were Mr. Deji Beecroft, Regional Manager (Lagos/Ogun) of Winners Golden Chance Ventures Limited and Mrs. Patricia Popoola, Marketing & Research Manager of the company.

It was gathered that a total number of 95 clubs would feature in this year’s tournament. Vice Chairman of Lagos State Football Association, Otunba Tade Azeez, assured that the 2018/19 edition of the tournament promises to be bigger and better.
In his words: “I want to assure Lagosians that this year’s edition of the competition will be a huge success. We are also making plans to host the award night which we were unable to hold last year due to matters around the country’s football.

Mrs Akinbiyi however promised that her company is ready to improve on the prize money for the top teams, informing that teams will be kitted from the semi final stage of the competition.

Meanwhile, matches of the competition will be held at the Agege stadium and other designated stadia in the state.

WGB is an arm of Golden Chance Ventures Limited. The company’s other products are Golden Chance Lotto; Pools and Slot Machine.

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