Friday, December 17, 2010


To many it's a gone and forgotten event and to those who knows the true worth of the organization call it the event that last long. MNC organized by the newly formed African Football Union(AFU) which featured residents Nigerians, Ghanaian, Cameroon, and host of other Africans in Cambodia. The said tourney staged the likes of Emmanuel Okoduwa, an ex-international as the union's President and along side with him is the present Khamara FC coach Solomon Damagudu, also an ex-international and a product of the Nigeria league who has played at different club side.
Football federation of Cambodia were not in anyway left out of event as they willingly supported the event with under training and qualified officials to help add glamor to the occasion. The AFU and FFC are working hand in hand in promoting football and the unity of the game amongst players and respective football clubs in Cambodia. A close and reliable source disclosed to us as saying " We were really surprised at the organization of this huge football event organized by the Africans in this city, first of it kind and it goes all the way to prove this union has a lot to contributes to our football and would like to urge other local body presents in the country at large to emulate what has turn to be history of football in our dear country today,"
Officials of d FFC present at the match venue
Here's my sincere advise to the presidency of the AFU: i would begin by saying congratulations for a successful hosting of the MNC and first of it kind in the continent of Asia. We do sincerely hope that this would serve as an opportunity for all the Africa players playing in the country's league and the unattached ones to come together to embrace love, peace and unity that we are truly known with. Also, the entire excos should at all at come up with more substantial programs to engage the footballers and once this is done, many will become more productive and clubs on the other side should be willing to offer contracts to them. Long live the union, long live Africa and long live Nigeria.  

Cameroon Team at the tournament

Team Ivory Coast
The team that featured against Team South Africa in grand finale that ended in the favor of the great team South Africa. Final was played in the main bowl of the Olympic stadium.

Team Ghana
Team South Africa, the reigning champion
Not only did South Africa won the tournament they also produced the best player of the tournament. what a glorious outing for the them and hope they stands bold enough in the next edition of this tournament.

south africa vs cameroon in action

Idowu Oloyede
Little known Idowu Oloyede was voted the best player of the tournament with about six goals to his debut. Id as he's fondly called has played for different club sides here in Phnom Penh.

cameroon vs south africa
The match was a final before final as stated by the spectators. Harry Kevwe Edoh, a player playing for team cameroon team came in as a substitute to give his side the lead with a goal. 

Olise and Razak in the final match
participants at nations tournament
The trophy
Dennis and Aremu posed with a scout during the game
Idowu receiving best player award
Tony Okeke presenting tag prize to Amara
A cross section of players warming up for the game.

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