Barcelona football club has started the annual beach football festival, COPA Lagos, on a sensati...
Barcelona football club has started the annual beach football festival, COPA Lagos, on a sensational note after their sand players outclassed Shooting Stars of Nigeria beach boys 4 – 2.
Also, the defending champions Cote D’ Ivoire sent a strong signal on the opening day as they beat hosts Nigeria 6 – 3.
In an earlier game, Lebanon got all three points after their beach boys fought so hard to defeat England with the match ending 4 – 2.
Kano Pillars also had a bright start after their sand boys pipped Pepsi Academy 7 – 5.
Meanwhile, the chairman of beach soccer at the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Solomon Kwande, has said that the Super Sand Eagles are more determined than ever to claim the title this year. The team also lost to Cote D’Ivoire at the final in 2014.