PRESS STATEMENT: Introducing The SOCIALIGA

Lagos, Nigeria: Our supporters are everything, their cheers spur us and their comfort remains our aim. Over the past few weeks, we have come together with a view to continuing the brilliance in engaging you, our supporters and bringing the fun through the football, in an organised environment and today we are proud to announce The Socialiga.

A hybrid of the words, Social and Liga, the SociaLiga is an amateur football league that will see six teams participate in “year long” season culminating in a playoff with teams from Abuja and Port Harcourt at the end of the year at a venue to be disclosed by the local organising committee.

We have realised that people need to have fun in different environments and so we have also created experiences that will see the current teams file out in basketball gear for our first Basketball event in Mid-2016.
On the 19th of December 2015, we will be holding our Welcome/Christmas picnic for fans and supporters of SociaLiga teams this will also double as a Pre-season tourney for some of the teams. This event will include side attractions including barbecue stands, video game competitions that will see the winner and two runners-up walk away with cash prizes.

The kids are not left out of the fun as Santa Claus (in the form of a very popular face) will be coming to town to dish out gifts to deserving kids, There will be other attractions in the Fun area not limited to bouncy castles, ice cream stands, candy floss stands.

  • There will be a novelty match between the former players against the current players (All Star vs Newbies All Star)
  • Gboukzi as father Xmas, gifts for the kids, bouncy castle, ice cream, candy floss
  • FIFA 16 (interested people should send email to [email protected]), prize money 1st 30k 2nd 20k 3rd 10k
  •  Snooker, Table tennis
  •  Novelty match between the oldies (all star vs newbies all star)
  •  Male & Female Football leagues
  • Male & Female basketball leagues
  • Team Konamii will be the 6th team of the male football league
  • There would also be a playoff tournament next year involving teams from The SociaLiga (Lagos), Agon (Abuja) and teams from Port Harcourt.

This event has been put together because we care, and it is completely FREE.

The SociaLiga

thesocialiga.com / @thesocialiga / @socialigapidgin

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