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Lagos First Lady supports Oshoala Football/Education Clinic

As part of efforts to develop the game of female football among girls in Lagos, the maiden edition of the Lagos state secondary schools girls football clinic will kick off in November.

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode (middle); representative of the Governor and Solicitor General/Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Funlola Odunlami (2nd right); Chairman of the occasion, Rtd. Justice Ayotunde Philips (right); Officer, United Nation Information Centre, Lagos, Mr. Oluseyi Soremekun (2nd left) and Rev. Father John Gbebe (left) during the 2017 United Nations International Day of Peace and 18th Stakeholders’ Conference/Book Launch at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja, on Thursday, 21 September, 2017.

The competition which is endorsed by the Nigeria Football Federation and the Lagos state Football Association is supported by the office of the First   Lady of Lagos state, Mrs Bolanle Ambode.

The football clinic which is tagged #lagosgirlsfootball is a give back program of the reigning African CAF women football of the year Asisat Oshoala as part of her effort to develop the game of Women’s football in Lagos.

The five-day event which will kick of in November will see scouts from Arsenal, China visit Lagos to train Lagos state secondary schools girls about the game of football.

About 5000 girls from different secondary schools   are expected to take part in the competition. Balls, boots, jerseys, school bags and other educational and sports equipment are to be distributed to all participants.


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