Legends, CAF/FIFA Officials, Refugees Set To Play Friendly Football Match


Some of Africa’s football legends, including former Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winners will take on the field against Refugees in a friendly match on Sunday.

Officials of CAF and FIFA will also be participating in the friendly match.

A statement by CAF said the match to be played at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium on Sunday from 10 a. m. was an initiative of a partnership between CAF and UNHCR, a UN Refugee Agency.

It said a rich list of dignitaries as well as ex-internationals would be taking part in the friendly match.

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Heading up the list of players who will take part in the friendly match are CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe and FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

The list of African legends include Khalilou Fadiga, Elhadji Diouf, Mamadou Niang, Alassane Ndour (Senegal), Didier Drogba, Siaka Tiene (Cote d’Ivoire), Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo),

Others include Daniel Amokachi (Nigeria) and Joseph Antoine Bell, Roger Milla, Lea Charles Eyoum, Rigobert Song, Patrick Mboma and Eric Djemba Djemba (Cameroon),” it said. (NAN)


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