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Friends Celebrate NFF's VP, Barr. Akinwunmi With Charity Tourney

11 December 2015, 09:04

Lagos - The 2015 Edition Of the Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini Tournament Kicks off this Saturday the 12th of December 2015 at the Onikan Stadium Lagos.

Following a very successful first outing in 2014 and also due to increased interest in the tournament the organizers have decided to make it bigger to accommodate a few more teams.

The Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini Tournament which was first staged last year as a one day event at the Campos Mini Stadium on Lagos Island and it is put together by friends and colleagues of Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi as part of activities to mark the Birthday of the Football Administrator who also happens to be the Chairman of the Lagos State Football Association (LSFA) and 1st Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Seyi Akinwunmi has been involved in charity work for over ten years now and the Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini Tournament has been put to together to raise funds for the various charity work that the Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Foundation is involved in.

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One of the major highlights of Last year’s event was the star match between the star studded Lagos All Star Team led by erstwhile Governor of Lagos State Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola  SAN and The association of professional footballers of Nigeria (APFON) Selected side, The Lagos team All Stars won the match by 4 goals to one.

This year’s Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini Tournament will run for three weekends in December with the first set of games kicking off this weekend Saturday the 12th of December 2015 at the Onikan Stadium.

A total of 8 (eight) teams have been drawn into two groups of 4 (four) teams each, which will see the two best teams in each group qualify for the semi-finals while finalist will emerge thereafter. 

- News24


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