With just few days to the commencement of this season’s Mindgames Scrabble Premier League(MSPL), Division B campaigners D’Warriors is optimistic of putting up a strong showing when hostilities on the board begin this Saturday in Lagos.
The modest side owned by Khaleel Adedeji which has continued to display high level of preparations for the mindgames championship, took their strategies to a higher level with the unveiling of the team jerseys- the first by a club in the division.
The first jersey, a blue, has a sky blue shade designed with a scrabble board printed on it while the bright-green one bore a set of tiles imprint on it.
According to the team’s management, the unveiling was fuelled by their lofty ambitions for this season.
“We are going into the season with tenacity and grit. We are optimistic on being promoted to Division A this season given our hardwork and strategies. Like always, our arsenal of words keeps increasing and we are improving on board strategies and tactics.”
Meanwhile, one of D’Warriors player Anthony Idorenyin has confirmed the positive influence the jerseys would have on their game as they head into Week One.
“Our jerseys’ main colours of lemon green and navy blue are very lively and active which speak to the composition of the team with different backgrounds and locations.”
“The brightness of the jersey suggests that the crop of players are stars in their own right, who will stop at nothing to shine at the main event. The appealing and sportsmanly nature of the team is also the idea behind the fitted and sporty look of the Jersey.
On the whole, Team D’ Warriors choice of Jersey depict readiness to play and win, flamboyance to dot the landscape of the play arena with style as well a display of sportsmanliness embodied in fair play and conviviality” he submitted.
Expectedly, the unveiled jerseys haved sparked some reactions from the scrabble community as many have commended the the team management for the development.
The MSPL 2022 season takes off this Saturday with 12 round of games at the Lagos Country Club where D’Warriors would clash against Anagrammers, Gracious Pickers Team B, Airpop Falcons, Bayelsa Virtuoso, BSP Rangers, Aries, Encore Flamingos, FPC Titans, High Flyers, Matadors and Southern Crowns.