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Attom Foundation Charity Champions Cup: We Are Here To Make Nigeria Happy-Emmanuel Ebue Others

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The former Arsenal football club Defender Emmanuel Ebue and other legendary players who will take part in tomorrow’s Attom Foundation Charity Champions Cup said he is in Nigeria for the game to make Nigerians happy.

The Charity Champions Cup aims to raise funds and awareness to support eye care treatment for at least 10,000 Nigerians, particularly the elderly, affected by vision problems such as refractive errors, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma.

The ex-Ivorian player who was present at the press conference on Thursday in Abuja for the much-awaited Attom Foundation Charity to raise awareness and provide medical assistance to over 10,000 individuals in need expressed: “I am here to thank God, I know the Attom very long time and when he talks to me I have no option than to oblige him, I am here to make Nigerian Happy.

Speaking also, the Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omuero said the charity cup even is a very important day for Nigeria and for the organizer, my foundation has been doing a lot, especially for the blind people, and when Attom Foundation approached me I was happy to be part of it. 

The inaugural edition of the Attom Charity Champions Cup is billed at 4:00 pm tomorrow Saturday 15th June 2024 at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium with the involvement of over 50 football legends and celebrities.

The legend expected to take part in the charity Game includes football legends, including current African Footballer of the Year Victor Osimhen, former African Footballer of the Year winners El Hadji Diouf and Didier Drogba, as well as Nigerian football icons Kanu Nwankwo, Austin Okocha, Emmanuel Ebue, Kenneth Omeruo, Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Onazi amongst others

Speaking at the press conference ahead of the Charity Cup on Friday in Abuja Dr Emmanuel Ogonna who represents the founder of Attom Foundation, Yahaya Attom, said the Attom Foundation is targeting 10,000 Nigeria before the end of the year.

“We felt that there is a need to improve the lives of the local community and bring society together and one of the best ways to do this is through sports have started this year in Maiduguri Borno state where we did over 2000 surgeries and provision of glasses for people and we are willing to do more.

Speaking also, a Public Health Optometrist with Habib Medical Clinic Dr Ozy Okonokhua, revealed that 84 percent of blindness is avoidable and noted that quacks cause a lot of damage.

Meanwhile Saturday’s game, the Attom Foundation hopes to raise funds to support its mission of treating 10,000 people in need during this period.

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International Cycling Union Grants Nigeria Two More Slots In Cycling Event

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Barely Two Days To The Start Of The Paris 2024 Olympics The International Cycling Union Has Granted Nigeria Two More Slots In Cycling.


This Is Contained In A Statement By The Worlds Governing Body, Uci Addressed To The Nigeria Olympic Committee And The Cycling Federation Of Nigeria.


This Means African Champion In Road Time , Nigeria’s Ese Ukpeseraye Who Is Nigeria’s Sole Qualifier In Cycling At Paris 2024 Will Now Compete In Two Track Events Keiran And Individual Time In Addition To The Road Time She Qualified For.


President, Cycling Federation Of Nigeria, Giandomenico Massari Who Confirmed The Development To Journalists on Wednesday Described It  As A Rare Opportunity.


Massari Noted That The  Development Will Brighten Nigeria’s Chances For A Podium Finish In The Country’s First Appearance In Olympic Cycling.


He revealed that, revealed that the Reigning National And African Champion Is In High Spirits And Relishing The Opportunity To Win Medals In Nigeria’s First Appearance In Olympics Cycling History.

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