Where would you think the next EFL Cup draw will take place in? If the Carabao Cup organizers were on a mission to find the strangest locations for this task, they were definitely on the right path.
EFL Cup, the second most prestigious English football's club cup competition, will continue its trend of holding draws in unusual locations with next season's first-round draw which is set to be held in a London supermarket.
The first round of the draw In the 2017/18 season was held in Bangkok and spoiled by technical issues which resulted in incorrect ties being displayed on the screen.
The same year the third round draw took place in Beijing at 4.15am UK time which was a mess as well. Before the planned live stream of the quarter-final draw failed completely and ultimately had to be replaced by a pre-recorded video.
The first round draw last season was held in Vietnam and fortunately passed without any major.
Now this year, the organizers are going to host the draw for the first round of the competition at a supermarket in north London!
In fact the Football League has announced that the first round of the 2019/20 EFL Cup will be drawn from the Colindale branch of Morrisons, a popular U.K. supermarket chain. The
This time the balls will be taken out of a hat by John Barnes and Ray Parlour live from Morrisons at 7pm on Thursday 20 June.