40 Clubs Register For Ekiti State FA League

40 Clubs Register For Ekiti State FA League

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By Amaechi Agbo
No fewer than 40 clubs will participate in this year’s Ekiti State Bet9ja Football league which kicks off May 20th 2019 Bestchoicesports.com.ng can confirm.

According to a statement from the Secretary of the Ekiti state FA, Mr. Idowu I.B. “40 teams are expected to square up in the play offs which begins 20th May, 2019, and would run for two weeks at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado-Ekiti,” he was quoted.

The organisers of the Bet9ja league have rolled out plans that would make the competition exciting.

At the play offs, the duration of a match will be 1hr. Which means the teams would play 25mins per half and 10mins break between the halves. Only 12 teams shall emerge to go into the main league.

The twelve teams that qualifies from the play offs shall be pooled into 2 groups of 6 teams each.

The league proper shall be played on home and away basis with all NLO rules applying.

The statement revealed further that at the end of the group stage, the best two teams in each group will qualify to play for the final plays offs. The final play offs which shall be on a knock out basis, is also expected to hold at the Oluyemi Kayode stadium.

Meanwhile, the organisers have also confirmed that eminent personalities and football stakeholders in the state, including His Royal Highness, the Olukere of Ikere, Oba Ganiyu Ayodele Obasonyin; Ekiti State FA Patron Mr. O’Seun Odewale the SA/DG , BPP Ekiti State and the Hon. Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Mr. Michael Awopetu will be available on 20th May, 2019 for the kick off of the Bet9ja Ekiti Football League.

Update as regards the bet9ja Ekiti Football League

The clubs that will participate in the league include, Pioneer FC, Ikere Ekiti, Salem City FC, Oye Ekiti, Ifaki Utd FC, Ifaki Ekiti, Odun Memorial FC, Oye Ekiti, Moyero fc, Ikere Ekiti, Wonder FC, Usi Ekiti, Kola Babes FC, Ilawe Ekiti, Covenant FC, Oye Ekiti, Ifishin Dev FC, Ifishin, Royal FC, Itaji Ekiti, Ikole United FC, Ikole and EKSU Galacticos, Iworoko

Others are: Young Stars FC, Afao Ekiti, Morning Stars, Ado, Phoenix Club and Sports Foundation, Ado, Phoenix ASC , Igede Ekiti, Creamers FC, Efon;
Omuo United FC, Omuo Ekiti; Eleven Lions FC, Ado; Future Pro FC, Ado; Ikere United FC, Ikere; Erinfolami FC, Ijero; Rising City FC, Ikole; My People FC, Emure; L A Galaxy, Ikere Ekiti; Ijero United , Ijero Ekiti and United FC, Ile Ona

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