Evolution Cup Pre-season :Hammola,Olansile Clash In Osun Derby,As Abraysports Tackle Magic Stars - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, February 6, 2022

Evolution Cup Pre-season :Hammola,Olansile Clash In Osun Derby,As Abraysports Tackle Magic Stars

Hammola Football Club and Olansile FC both from Osun State will clash in Group A of the maiden edition of the Nigeria's third tier  Nationwide League One NLO Preseason Invitational tournament, Evolution Cup slated to hold between February 21 and 26 in Ikenne-Remo, Ogun State 

The draws held on Saturday at the Remo Stars Stadium Complex in Ikenne-Remo, also saw other fixtures involving Ilaji FC and Olukismet FC while SGFC Athletic will be out of Group A schedules in the first day.

The draws witnessed by the organisers and the representatives of the participating teams also include other teams  doing battle in group B

They are Rolly FC from Edo State, Right2Win FC of Abia State, Abraysports FC from Kwara State with Magic Stars FC and Beyond Limits FC from Lagos and Remo respectively.

Rolly FC and Right2Win will be rolling out their aces for maximum points while Abraysports and Magic Stars will lock horns in another encounter. Beyond Limits FC are drawn Bye in the first day.

Speaking at the brief event, Olatoye Olawale, the Project Strategist thanked the teams for embracing the tournament which aims at creating a veritable avenue for them to prepare for the league, network among themselves and develop their players.

"We need to celebrate NLO; not just as a foundational league for Elite football in the country but as a pool of talents where exceptional players are being produced for the top teams within and outside the country" said the Project Strategist

Stressing the need for maximum cooperation from the teams in a bid to achieve success, he urged them to engender an healthy rivalry and imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship, saying the tourney is not 'a do or die affair'.

The climax of the event was the unveiling of the giant trophy and presentation of souvenirs to the teams representatives present at the draws.

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