FOOTBALL: AFRICAN LEGENDS TO HONOUR GOVERNOR AMBODE
Football legends, coaches and ex-internationals across Africa will gather in Lagos on the 15th of February 2019 to honour the outgoing governor of Lagos State SOUTH- WEST Nigeria, MR AKINWUNMI AMBODE and say thank you for his immense contributions to sports development in Lagos state and Nigeria in general.
According to a press release by the MATCH INTERNATIONAL , organizers of the event through its spokesperson WAIDI AKANNI, activities leading to the ‘THANK YOU’ novelty match tagged ‘’AFRICA XI VS NAIJA LEGENDS’’ will commence with a football clinic for kids between the ages of 13-17 years which will be coordinated by ex-international and former SUPER EAGLES handler SAMSON SIASIA . The clinic will attract male and female players and run through the 8th -9th of February 201 9 at the famous CAMPOS SQUARE in Lagos.
Former world footballer of the year and Liberian president GEORGE OPONG WEAH and CHELSEA legend DIDIER DROGBA have confirmed their participation in the novelty match which will take place at the ONIKAN STADIUM Lagos according to the organisers.
ACCESS BANK PLC, title sponsor of the IAAF labelled LAGOS MARATHON and SIFAX GROUP are some of the corporate bodies that has identified with the events so far.