Freekick Challenge is a novel initiative by MediaVision Limited. It is a unique and spectator-friendly skills competition that is a simple, inventive and exciting football contest. The competition is based around the skills of Free Kicks and Penalty kicks.
The inaugural edition which kicked off on 3rd of August, 2014 at Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, saw eight (8) teams with 32 players displaying their techniques in the art of Freekicks and Penalty Kicks. The Competition was filled with goals as the tournament recorded a total of 135 goals which translates to a total of 1145 points.
Two editions of the competition have been played so far, with 8 teams participating in the first edition and 24 teams in the second edition. The editions have proven to be an entertaining football event for the participants and football lovers. The competitions have been played across two venues – Dairy Farm Football Pitch and Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Elite FC from Agege, won the competition back to back. They defeated Ultimate Stars in the inaugural edition and Golden Rock FC in the second edition. Grassroots football teams as well as football lovers across the state put together teams which they registered for the competition. The competition had a winner’s prize of N100,000.00, N50,000.00, N30,000.00 and N20,000.00 respectively.
The next edition of the competition is set to come up in 2018 with more teams, more venues and bigger winner’s prize money. Watch out as this may happen near you.