Draw tonight for WIIGA Football

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The football draw for NatWest Island Games are taking place this evening with the Western Isles in the draw for both the mens and womens competiton.

Possible opponents for the women’s team are: Jersey, Guernsey, Ynys Mon, Isle of Man, Hitra, Gibraltar, Isle of Wight, Gotland, Aland and Greenland.

The men could be up against: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Falkland Islands, Ynys Mon, Isle of Man, Hitra, Saaremaa, Gibraltar, Isle of Wight, Shetland, Menorca, Gotland, Aland or Greenland.

The draw takes place this evening at 6pm. See this week’s Stornoway Gazette for the draw and reaction from the squad managers.

The women’s event will be made up of two groups of four and one of three, and the top team from each group and the best-placed runner-up will go into the semi-finals.

And this year’s men’s competition will consist of four groups of four teams, and the winners of each group will go through to the semi-finals.