The 11th OptaJoe Quiz saw 34 teams battle it out under the lights at the Emirates
The 11th OptaJoe quiz took place last night at the Emirates Stadium in London, home of Arsenal Football Club.
A highly anticipated event in the sports industry calendar, 34 teams put weeks of revision and rigorous preparation to use as they competed in what’s possibly the toughest football quiz in the nation. With the quiz being held at the Emirates for the first time, a new venue paved the way for new traditions as a bigger lineup with fresh faces battled for the right to reign as champions.
The quiz saw teams from across the sports industry compete, with regulars such as broadcasters BBC and BT Sport, newspapers The Times and The Telegraph, and newcomers Eleven Sports fight for the esteemed champion’s title.
A review of the half-time leaderboard intensified rivalry between the teams, but a solid second-half performance from The Athletic meant they finished victorious.
With their newly formed, but experienced team of quizzers after a busy transfer window this summer, The Athletic dethroned the five-time champions Sky Sports Stats to take home the OptaJoe trophy, as well as the, arguably more important bragging rights.
The full leaderboard below credits all 34 teams for their participation in making the 11th OptaJoe quiz a success.
Sky Sports Stats Team
BT Sport Stats Team
Premier League Productions
Sky Sports Football Production
Totally Football Show
Mail Online/Daily Mail
BT Sport Digital
Football Data Co.
Thanks to everyone that made the quiz a success this year. If you would like to try your hand at the latest addition of possibly the toughest football quiz, you can download the questions and answers here
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