Ex-international Drag Drogba, Weah To Play Against Naija Legends In Honour of Gov Ambode
A group of Nigerian coaches and ex-international Nigeria players organised a soccer clinic to honour Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The soccer clinic will on Friday morning hold at the Campos Square Lagos.
According to the spokesman for The Match International organizers of the event, Waidi Akanni arrangements have been concluded for a successful soccer clinic that would be handled by renowned coaches led by former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia.
The match tagged ‘Africa XI Vs Naija legends’ is billed for Onikan Stadium on 15th March, 2019. The best that have played the round leather game in Africa will be on parade.
The soccer clinic is the first in the series of activities lined up by The Match International, organizers of the “thank you” game being put together in honor of the out-going Lagos State governor, tagged Africa X1 versus Naija Legends at the Onikan Stadium on March 15.
“We have assembled some of the best coaches in the country to be part of the clinic. Samson Siasia would lead the coaches.
“We are expecting kids (male and female) between the age bracket of 13-17 to be part of the two- day clinic. It is our little way of giving back to the society and we are saying a big thank you to the corporate bodies that have identified with the project.
“The duo of Access Bank and Sifax are lending their support,” Akanni said.
On the Africa X1 versus Naija Legends game proper, Akanni said “the plans are on course. The Match International is in touch with the African legends that have been invited.
“Former world footballer of the year, Liberia President, George Weah has since confirmed he would be in Lagos for the event alongside Ivorian star, Didier Drogba”, a former Super Eagles star disclosed to www.adantesports.com.ng