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Organisers unveil judges for first-ever Africa Freestyle Football tourney

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha doing freestyle to the admiration of his teeming fans.
Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha doing freestyle to the admiration of his teeming fans.

The Organisers of the forthcoming Africa Freestyle Football Championship, Feet and Tricks International, have unveiled the umpires for the first-ever African Championship.

Already, Feet and Tricks International has assured participants, stakeholders and ardent followers of the sport, that the first ever Championship in Africa scheduled to take place between September 13th and 15th at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos will be one to remember for a long time.

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At the weekend, three reputable judges were named for the competition billed to attract the best freestylers on the continent and beyond. They are Tobias Brandal Busaet  from Norway, Gautier Fayolle from France and  Szymon Maciej Skalski.

They will be joined by Daniel Wood World, the Co-founder of World Freestyle Football Association (WFFA), the umpire body, in addition to other members of the WFFA including

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Lukas Skoda, the Director of Operations.

Chairman, Feet ‘n’ Tricks International, Valentine  Ozigbo, said the judges were  picked based on their achievements over the years in the sport.

“We are putting  together this event to be world-class in every respect. It is the first ever in Africa, and we do not just want to get all aspects right, we intend to make this competition the greatest freestyle football competition globally”, Ozigbo  assured.

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