The much anticipated second edition of The Twitter Premier League (TPL) has finally been announced for Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Campos Mini Stadium, Lagos Island, with a 12 noon kickoff.
The Twitter Premier League (TPL) is a one day football tournament, that seeks to tap into the football loving passion that Nigerians show on social media.
The aim is to identify the fans who can back up their online football passion with talent, hence the official slogan being “Don’t just Tweet Football, Play football”.
The inaugural TPL edition held on May 29, 2014 (Democracy day) at Meadow Hall, Ikate Lekki, during which the Red Devils emerged inaugural champions in a 4-3 penalty shootout against the Blues in the finals.
Following the inaugural edition, the four teams (The Guns, The Rebels, the Blues and The Red Devils) have retooled their teams with feverish player transfers, practice/training sessions and trash talking on Twitter.
The Red Devils are seeking to defend their title while the rest of the teams are hell bent on defending their honor and seeking redemption and revenge for the ridicule from the first tourney failures.
Entry is free for everyone with compulsory preregistration online at the link below:
If the events and atmosphere of the inaugural event were anything to go by, TPL2 is going to be explosive! Fans are encouraged to turn out in their team’s colours to cheer their teams on.
@reddevilsthetpl – Red
@thegunstpl – Yellow
@theBlues_TPL – Blue
@therebelsFC – Black.
Please follow these accounts and the official @thetpl accounts on Twitter, Instagram.
You can also like the official ‘Twitter Premier League’ page on Facebook to get daily updates.