Draws for my Anambra football 2021 ‘Super 8’ tournament holds in Awka
By Tony Oji
It was a dream come true for the youths of Anambra State as the Draws for the maiden edition of the ‘Super 8’ football tournament was on Saturday held at the Anambra Football Association Secretariat in Awka, Orient Sports reports.
The competition which is bankrolled by Aspire FC Adazi Ani, had a total of 27 clubs in attendance for the upcoming football extravaganza.
The competition draws was conducted by the Chairman of the organizing committee and a member of the board, Prince Oliver Ndigwe alongside the Anambra State Football Association (ANSFA) secretary, Mr. Chijioke Onyedika.
Orient Sports confirms that it was held based on Senatorial zones for clubs in Anambra South, Anambra North and Anambra Central zones respectively.
According to information made available to sports writers, participating clubs are expected to submit their players’ license on or before 4pm on Tuesday, 26th January 2021.
Besides, there will be free medical examination for players of the participating clubs from Anambra Central on Wednesday, 27th January 2021 at the Alex Ekwueme Square Awka, with that of Anambra North holding on Thursday, 28th January 2021 at Otuocha Stadium Otuocha while that of Anambra South holds on Friday, 29th January 2021 at Ekwulobia Township Stadium.
Also, the zonal playoff matches will hold from 1st to 3rd February 2021 at a yet to be announced four designated centres.
Meanwhile, a total of 13 clubs featured in the draws for Anambra Central Zone, three clubs where drawn bye, Oliver Charles FC Ogidi, Konti FC Umunnachi and Pope Johnpaul FC Okpuno. Global City FC Umunnachi will square up against Smith City FC Awka, Young African FC Nawgu will trade tackles with FC Harkdove Awka, Uncle Ralph FC Mgbakwu versus Ogene FC Obeledu, Solar Spider FC Nibo versus Peace FC Awka while United FA Amawbia will face off with DOSAD FA Enugwu-Ukwu.
Again, a total of 8 clubs registered for the tournament from Anambra North Zone, in the draws, Emmykings FC Nsugbe will play against Golden Boys FC Onitsha, Ozalla FC Onitsha versus Big-T Global FC Umunya, Ifechikwulu FC Omor versus Nesaco Int’L FC Nkwelle Ezunaka as Macpee FC Omambela will test the might of Ogbaru United FC Okpoko.
Moreover, in the draws for Anambra South Zone, six clubs registered interest for the tournament with GP World FA Nnewi and Ihiala United FC Ihiala drawn bye, Mecon FC Umunze will tackle Ajalli United FC Ajalli while Rangels FC Achina will play John Paul FC Ihembosi.
The Brand Manager of Aspire FC Adazi Ani, Chidimma Ezeasor, lauded the various registered clubs for taken a bold step and encouraged them to maximize the opportunity offered to them for a better football development in Anambra State.