Lagos - Kids in selected orphanage homes across Lagos have
finally been given a platform to exhibit their football talents as a
Lagos-based Non–Governmental organization have finalized plans to host the
maiden K.G.K Caritas Cup tournament.
The K.G.K. Caritas Cup is a charity football tournament,
hosted to raise awareness on the need to harmonize children from orphanages
with families from mainstream society, in order to inculcate in the orphans a
mindset of inclusion, in the general society and harnessing their natural
abilities to psychologically give them a sense of being a part of the larger
The charity homes that will take part are Hearts of Gold
Children’s Hospice, The Lagos state Motherless Babies home, Lekki, Little
Saints Orphanage as well as the Arrow of God Orphanage.
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The 5-A-side tournament which has been scheduled for the 1st
of August at the Legacy Pitch, National Stadium in Lagos will see youths from
various localities within the Lagos metropolis involved in novelty matches with
different charity homes.
17-year old Kamsi Mojo-Eyes, the organizer of the Charity
football tournament has made the betterment of orphans his life's purpose using
soccer (The K.G.K Caritas Cup) as his platform with the hope of stimulating
substantial public interest toward the Parentless.
This year’s Caritas Cup, being the first edition will be a
periodic event that will bond orphanages and charity homes in the country and the
world at large, and it remains a seed that must be sown, for the fruits to be
of benefits to the parentless and also a platform for the privileged in the
society to give back in their own little way.
“It will be a periodic event, which will (by the grace of
God), grow to include every orphanage and charity homee in the Country, and
perhaps, the world.” Mojo-Eyes assured.For
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