Former Super Eagles defender Efe Sodje and his brothers partner with the Lagos State Football Association to develop grassroot football
The Lagos State Football Association will today welcome the Sodje Brothers and certified English coaches for a four-day visit to the State.
The Sodje Sports Foundation and the English coaches, according to the LSFA Chairman, Seyi Akinwunmi will arrive Lagos today to lend their support to grassroots football development in the State.
The soccer buff revealed that 400 pairs of boots, kits and other football equipment will be distributed to grassroots clubs, adding that the mission of the foundation is to help countries to develop from within, starting with the empowerment of the young people who are the future of underdeveloped countries.
“Each division is to pick 36 players from different clubs in the division that are affiliated with the LSFA and also coaches from different councils within the divisions. On the final day of the tour, the English coaches will point out corrections in the areas that are needed,” Akinwunmi revealed.
Meanwhile, the Sodje Sports Foundation team which includes; Efe Sodje, Steve Sodje, Sam Sodje, Paul Fairclough English FA Coach and England C Manager and Olufemi Amusan, the SSF International media advisor will also pay a courtesy visit to the Honourable Commissioner for Sports, Wahid Enitan Oshodi in his office.