African Footballers Storm Lagos, Nigeria for Charity
George Weah of Liberia, Abedi “Pele” Ayew of Ghana and Patrick Mboma of Cameroon are among the more than fourty African footballers storming Lagos, Nigeria next weekend for a Charity/Peace football match organised by the Kanu Heart Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
These football icons will participate in “Clash of the Legends” – what the match is being called – and the match will hold on April 29 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium right in the heart of Lagos.
Thrown to make a statement against xenophobic attacks on the continent, this event is expected to draw the greatest gathering of the continent’s football bests.
Other football greats expected to attend and participate include:
South Africa – Benny Mc Carthy, Mark Fish, Phil Masinga, Lucas Radebe,
Ghana – Anthony Baffoe, Samuel Kuffour,
Zambia -Kalusha Bwalya,
Cameroon – Samuel Eto’o, Roger Milla,
Senegal – El-hadji Diouf,
Cote d’Ivoire – Didier Drogba,
Mali – Frédéric Kanouté,
Zimbabwe – Peter Ndlovu, Benjani Mwaruwari
and of course,
Kanu Nwankwo, Austin Okocha, Daniel Amokachi, Celestine Babajaro, Garba Lawal, Victor Ikpeba, Taribo West, Uche Okechukwu, Peter Rufai, Emmanuel Amuneke and Samson Siasia, all from Nigeria.