An incredible sum of over N10.7 million has been earmarked as winning prizes in the inaugural edition of the BrainBox Football League which kicks off in Awka, capital of the South East State on Saturday May 6, 2023, organisers have revealed.
The tournament is an open event involving all the 21 local government areas of the state.
According to a statement made available to Blueprint, the overall winners of the month-long football showpiece will be rewarded to the tune of N3m star prize.
Part of the statement reads, “Similarly, runners-up at the close of the tournament will receive N2m just as the third placed team will receive N1m.
“A breakdown of the amount shows that each of the participating teams will receive N200, 000 appearance fee, totaling N4.2m.
“Similarly, coach of the winning team will pocket N200, 000 while N100, 000 each will go to the Best Goalkeeper, Highest Goal Scorer, Most Valuable Player amongst other individual awards.”
A seven member media committee headed by Chigozie Chukwuleta with Sab Osuji as Secretary was inaugurated on Monday May 1, 2023, by the Chairman of Anambra State Football Association, Chikelue ‘General’ Iloenyosi, in Awka, the state capital.