BY FOLUSHO ALADE

 

The much awaited maiden edition of the MGI SCRABLE PREMIER LEAGUE begins today 16th march 2019 at the GOLFVIEW HOTELS&SUITES, IKEJA GRA, LAGOS.

The competition, a brainchild of MINDGAME INTERNATIONAL MGI will feature a total of 12games on MATCHDAY 1.

According to LUKEMAN OWOLABI, CEO of MINDGAME INTERNATIONAL, the competition tagged ‘’MSPL 2019’’ is designed to raise professional standards of   scrabble to an international level.

OWOLABI said the 3million prize money round robin  league will feature 12 teams  which include, AIR POPPERS, OLOWOYEYE PREDATORS, BRAINAICS, PHOENIX  THE BULLDOZERS,HURRICANES, LEKKI BOMBERS FRSC ROADIES just to mention a few.  A total of 55 games  will  be  played  across  LAGOS, RIVERS STATES and the FCT ABUJA in a period of 5months.

GOLFVIEW HOTEL &SUITES hosts MATCHDAY 1 on the 16th of March, STONEHEDGE HOTELS ABUJA hosts MATCHDAY 2  on  the  18th of May while the  train moves to SHELL CLUB in PORT-HARCOURT on July 13th for MATCHDAY 3.

MATCHDAY 4 and 5 will happen in LAGOS at the LILYGATE HOTEL, LEKKI where the winner of the star prize of 1million naira will be known.

The MGI SCRABBLE PREMIER LEAGUE is the first of its kind to be organised in Nigeria where teams made up of 7players each face each other.

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