English side, Arsenal will compete at the 2017 Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Championship.

The Arsenal Beach Soccer team will for the first time, play in Africa during the December 8th to 10th event at Eko Atlantic in Lagos.

At the 2017 Copa Lagos, there will be the first-ever Female Celebrity Match and the introduction of a Lagos-based beach soccer team, who will play their first match against Arsenal beach soccer team.

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The Lagos-based team, which will be making its debut at Copa Lagos 2017, was selected by Swiss beach soccer veteran and FIFA Instructor, Angelo Schirinzi alongside National Beach Soccer Coach, Adamu Ejo.

The team comprises beach soccer talents from the far-flung parts of Lagos State who came out tops at the recently concluded Copa Lagos Talent Scout 2017.

The team will spend another two weeks in an intensive boot camp with Angelo Schirinzi to adequately prepare them for the international teams they will be facing at Copa Lagos 2017.

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