Mindgames Scrabble Premier League (MSPL) Division B leaders D’Warriors have arrived in Benin, Edo State for the MatchDay 3 of the championship which resumes this Saturday.
The team led by Khaleel Adedeji finished as leaders on Matchday 1 and 2 in Abuja after picking up a total of 17 wins from 24 rounds of games.
With a renewed ambition, Oghenekaro Onakpobe, Ajulujukwu Okagbue, Eugene Okim, and Whiskey Godsfavour with Qamar Adebowale as reserved, the players are confident of marking up points at the end of the day.
One of the players, Okagbue who finished 4th as he was only separated from the top three by a game in the intermediate category at the recently concluded Emmanuel Egbele Annual Scrabble Tournament (EEAST) said the team is determined to consolidate on their top position in the league.
He stated that playing the MSPL has always been “an experience I have been waiting to savor” and declared that he was prepared to give his best when hostilities resume at the foremost league championship in the world.
Meanwhile, the team convener Adedeji who just returned from Abuja where he competed at the Olobatoke Aka Diamond Jubilee National Championship believed D’Warriors have a rich “word-chest” to sustain their lead at the top.
Chasing the D’Warriors are the Anagrammers, FPC Titans, Striplings, Sterling Bombers, Bayelsa Virtuoso, Airpop Falcons, Encore Flamingos, Great Achievers, Aires, High Flyers and BSP Rangers.
In Division A, Tekena Drones controls the pack with the Supremes nudging closely while
Bulldozers, Hurricanes, Word Crafts and Phoenix completed the table.
A total of 12 rounds of games will be played as teams jostle for points and positions in the ancient city.