The 2020/21 Lagos State Football Association / Winners Golden Bet FA Cup, has been scheduled to start on October 26, 2021 in Lagos.
According to the Secretary of the Lagos FA, Akeem Rabiu Okikioposu, registration for the Lagos FA Cup which meant for all registered players and clubs with the Lagos State Football Assocation has already started 11 days back, since September 21, 2021, and it closes on Thursday October 14, 2021.
He noted that for proper documentation, which is the processing of licenses shall commence on Friday, October 15, 2021, and closes on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.
He stressed that the Media Conference/ Draws to herald the competition hold on Thursday October 21, while the competition kicks off on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.
Okikioposu added that, the registration fee for the women’s clubs for the Lagos FA Cup has been fixed for N20,000, while that for the men is N35,000 and this should be paid to the Lagos State Football Association First Bank account only and same for other payments meant for the Lagos FA.
The Lagos FA explained that in all matches of the competition, players and officials outfit may carry advertisement subject to the approval of the LSFA.
The Lagos FA also warned that, in all matches, players’ and officials’ outfit must not carry competing brands of the LSFA existing and or prospective collabotation and sponsor brands.
All contract terms and conditions between clubs and sponsor must be forwarded to the LSFA for approval. And five percent of the total cost of the package shall be payable to the LSFA. A non compliance with the commercial Rules 7 (a) and (b) shall attract a fine of N50,000 and N200,000 respectively, payable to the LSFA for every match played with unauthorised jersey in addition to the five percent mentioned above.
The LSFA Secretary disclosed that late submission of registration forms attracts a fine of N100,000 during the period.
He warned that: “No player license shall be completed with biro, there shall be a fine of N10,000 per license for defaulters.
“No tipex shall be used on any player’s license or team list. And all players license tipexed shall attract a fine of N10,000 per license.