Africa Soccer Legends Set To Storm Lagos
At least 46 African Soccer Legends have confirmed their participation in the clash of legends in a Charity /Peace football match for Kanu Heart Foundation and Nelson Mandela Foundation charitable initiatives.
According to the LOC General Secretary, Onyebuchi Abia the event will hold on April 29 at Telsim Balogun Stadium.
Some of the greatest football stars to emerge on the continent will converge on the Center of Excellence.
Among those in the star cast are two former world footballers of the year and European Award winner- George Weah, Abedi Pele, Patrick Mboma, Benni MacCharthy, Anthony Bafoe, Kalusha Bwalya, Lucas Radebe, Mark Fish, Dider Drogba, Samuel Eto’o Fils, El-Kadji Diouf, Kanu Nwankwo and Jay Jay Okocha.
Also listed are the likes of Daniel Amokachi, Celestine Babajaro, Garba Lawal, Victor Ikpeba, Taribo West, Uche Okechukwu, Peter Rufai, Emmanuel Amuneke, Samuel Kuffuor, Fredrick Kanoute, Phil Masinga, Benjamin Mwaru Wari, Joseph Yobo, Peter Ndlovu, Christopher Katongo, Lomanu Lualua, Shuan Martlet T., Roger Milla and Samson Siasia.
Meanwhile, corporate bodies including: MTN, Nigeria Breweries, South African Embassy, YFS Global have indicated their preparedness to be part of this event which the Legends of African is using to make a statement against xenophobic attacks in the African Continent.
Business Mogul and philanthropist, Tony Elumelu has accepted to be part of the event.
The Chairman of Heirs Holding and Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation made his acceptance speech when the Vice President of African Legends Mr Nwankwo Kanu led LOC coordinator Prince Okonkwo to a courtesy visit.
A Night of Legends will also hold at Eko Hotel & Suites after the match.