Beach Soccer: Anambra  to host second leg May 15


The Anambra Beach Soccer Association says the state is set to host the second leg of the national beach soccer league scheduled for May 15 to 19 in Nnewi.

Charley Ejefonye, Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC)  stated this  in a Statement  in Awka on Thursday.

Ejefonye said the second round of the Nigeria Beach Soccer League would be held in the industrial town of Nnewi between May 15 and May 19.

The chairman said six teams including, Kebbi, Kada, Jigawa, Kebbi United,  Nmanko Patigi and Anambra Beach Soccer Clubs, the  host team would compete for honurs.

He said the four top teams from the first and second rounds would advance to the next stage in Kaduna.

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Ejefonye said the Anambra Beach Soccer Association Board had worked tirelessly to promote beach soccer in the entire Southeast.

“We have constructed a state-of-the-art Beach Soccer Arena at Nnewi High School, where the national league will be hosted,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the first round of the national beach soccer competition was held in Kebbi State from April 10  to 13.

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