African Football legends for charity is a committee of Football legends in the African continent. This Association is embarking on playing charity football matches to raise funds to advance the objectives of organizations established for charitable purposes.
The first event of this Association will be a charity football match between Western African Legends vs Southern African Legends. The first leg of this match will be in Nigeria on Saturday April 8, 2017 while the second will be in South Africa on Saturday May 6, 2017.
Proceeds from these matches would be used to support Kanu Heart Foundation, a charitable / non-profit / non-governmental organization established by Nigerian Soccer Icon, Nwankwo Kanu (MON, OON, Unicef Ambassador) to cater for indigent children including adult persons with heart related health challenges and Nelson Mandela Foundation also a non profit / non governmental organization established in honor of the late South African Hero – Nelson Mandela.
Few among the Legends that have accepted to take part on a battle match between West Africa vs South Africa in Nigeria and vice versa with their comments are listed below.
“Garba Lawal” (Nigeria)am Happy with the invitation and I will honor it.
“El Hadji Diouf” (Senegal) it an Honor for Me and will be part.
“Tico Bucuane” (Mozambique) Thanks for the Invitation will Definitely be there
“Aaron Mokoena” (South Africa) Am Greatful to be Contacted will avail Myself.
“Amb George Weah” (Liberia) I’ve a Very Tight Schedule as a Politician But will Squeeze Myself to be there, I will come.
“Patrick Mabedi” (Malawi) Great opportunity for me thou it tight but will Manage to Honor it.
“Daniel Amokachi” (Nigeria) Will Try to Honor it God Grace.
“Dipsy Selolwane” (Botswana) Can’t Turn down such an Offer we are One Africa will honor it.
“Cyril Mubiala” ( DRC) I am 100% Available, it Worth Doing.
“Pascal Findinho” (Guinea) Will be available to play for this Massive game.
Etc Etc Etc..
Appearances of some renowned football legends across the globe are expected to grace the event.