Sports activities Information of Saturday, 18 May 2019
Former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah and ex-Liverpool ahead, El Hadji Diouf, 38, are among African legends expected to get there Lagos on Thursday (now) for The Match, a ceremonial sport to celebrate Lagos Point out Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday.
Coordinator of The Match, Waidi Akanni, stated the other African stars anticipated are retired Senegalese midfielder, Diomansy Kamara,ex-Ivory Coast midfielder Didier Zokora, Herita Illunga (retired Congolese left-back again), and Ivoirians Tienne Siaka and Kader Kaita.
Akanni reported he was thrilled when Belgium-dependent Senegal World Cup star Khalilou Fadiga landed in Lagos on Wednesday for the occasion.
“As you can see, the exhilaration is building as the former African stars trickle into Lagos to honour Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for his laudable strides in sports enhancement in the state,” the ex-intercontinental mentioned.
Previous Globe Footballer of the Year and President of Liberia, George Weah, is mentioned among other retired prime African legends Michael Essien and Samuel Eto’o.