Siasia, Waidi, others honour Ambode with soccer clinic

Siasia, Waidi, others honour Ambode with soccer clinic
February 08 09:53 2019 Print This Article

By Martin Odiete

Former Nigeria football stars, led by Samson Siasia, Waidi Akanni and others are currently in a soccer clinic in Lagos which they put together to honor current Governor of Lagos state, Governor Akinwumi Ambode.

According to the spokes person of The Match International organizers, Waidi Akanni, who disclosed this to noted all arrangements have been concluded for a very successful clinic that would be handled by renowned coaches led by former Super Eagles Chief coach, Samson Siasia.

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 stated

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