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F5WC Lagos to host World Five Aside football championship

The largest International five aside football championship, World Football Fives is here in Nigeria.

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The 2015 edition of the largest International five aside football championship, World Football Fives; F5WC is scheduled to hold in Dubai in April with representatives from different parts of the globe, including Nigeria.

The Nigerian Regional, whose winner will represent the country in the United Arab Emirates, takes off on Friday, March 20 and ends on March 22, at the green turf of Liberty Pitch at the National Stadium, Surulere.

 Local Organizer of the competition, NewAge Sports Africa, who is the exclusive rights holder to the global Championship, announced final preparations have begun for the Friday take off.

Chairman of the LOC, Shamsudeen Yusuf confirmed that numerous teams have shown interest in the championship with well over 120 registrations received, beating the minimum 100 requirement by the tournament’s main organizer in Dubai.

Registered teams will face themselves in a knockout stage in the preliminaries to determine the final 32 teams that will later go into the competitive stage for the top prize The F5WC is a global initiative for grooming amateur talents in football, exposing them to international limelight where they can be spotted by club scouts from different parts of the world.

Only players of Nigerian residence are qualified to take part in this competition, regardless their nationality.

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