The 2019 AmaPro Football Championship commences on Monday in Ilorin with Kwara Football Academy hosting Nationwide league All Stars in the opening game.
The colourful draws ceremony held in Ilorin on Friday saw the defending champions, Pro leaguers (Professional players who are out of contract) getting the easiest opponents in Group C alongside three debutants, Success TIYU International FA, Kings Sport Club Youth team, Jazzy Stars FA or EGA Obi FA.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) AllStars who have won the competition a couple of times are placed in a dicey group which feature LA Planet Sport Academia, Ultimate Football Academy and Team360 Youth team.
While Nigeria National League (NNL) Allstars are in a difficult group which comprises of notable academies in Nigeria, Kwara Football Academy, KFA, Olansile Academy from Osogbo and the Nationwide League (NLO) Allstars.
The football fiesta which has been designed to bridge the gap between professional footballers and non professionals have twelve teams (which may increase) participating in the tournament.
According to the organizers, Phreestyle Sports, arranged have been put in place to have a colorful championship which would feature other important programs aside the football games.
The final will be decided on 28 of July at the Main Bowl of the Kwara State Stadium, Ilorin.
MATCHDAY 1 (22/07/2019)
08-10: KFA vs NLO All stars
08-12: NNL All stars vs Olansile FA
10-12: Pro Leaguers vs Tiyu
10-12: Kings Sport vs Jazzy/Obi
02-04: Ultimate FA vs Team360
04-06; NPFL All stars vs LA Planet.
MATCHDAY 2 (23/07/2019)
08-10: Tiyu vs Jazzy/EGA Obi
08-10: Pro leaguers vs Kings Sport
10-12: LA Planet vs Ultimates
10-12: NPFL vs Ultimate
02-04: Olansile FA vs NLO All stars
04-06: NNL AllStars vs KFA
MATCHDAY 3 (24/07/2019)
08-10: NPFL vs Team360
08-10: LA Planet vs Ultimate
10-12: Olansile vs KFA
10-12: NNL All stars vs NLO All stars.
02-04: Tiyu vs Kings Sport.
04-06: Pro-leaguers vs Jazzy/ Ego abi
Matchday 4 (26/07/2019)
1 Winner A vs Best Third 1
2 Winner B vs Best Third 2
3 Winner C vs Second B
4 Second A vs Second C
Matchday 5 (27/07/2019)
1 Winner 1 vs Winner 2
2 Winner 3 vs Winner 4
Matchday 6 (28/07/2019)
Winner 1 vs Winner 2