The draws for the 2019 Maiden Edition of the BETKING sponsored 7A – side men Football Imo Radio League was conducted on Wednesday 6th Nov. 2019. At the Hive event center in Owerri, Imo State where 8 teams will compete for the title.
The 8 participating teams are made up of 6 radio stations ( Darling FM, Zanders FM, My Radio FM, Reach FM, Oziza FM and Orient FM.) One Tv station ( Nigeria Television Authority NTA channel 12 Owerri) and Bloggers/ Print media FC makes up the 8 teams.
The teams were grouped as follows
1. Zanders FM
2. Reach FM
3. Darling FM
4. My Radio FM
1. Bloggers/ Print Media
3. Orient FM
4. Oziza FM.
The League will kick off with a curtain raiser between DARLING FM Women VS ZANDERS FM Women on Saturday 9th Nov. 2019 by 4pm at the Kanu Nwankwo Sports Center Owerri Imo State. While the main event will see ZANDERS FM men VS REACH FM men by 5pm at the same venue.
Winner of the competition will go home with Two hundred thousand Naira only, Runner up will get One hundred thousand Naira only while the third best team while receive Fifty thousand Naira only.
The other five participating teams will get Thirty thousand Naira only each. Jerseys will be provided to the 8 participating teams which will be used during the competition.
Closing date for the competition is Sunday 8th Dec. 2019 at the Kanu Nwankwo Sports Center Owerri Imo State.