By; AYO OJEDOJUN, Lagos
Super talented footballers and dancers in and around Lagos State would have a rare chance of having their talents rewarded openly through featuring in the forthcoming maiden Football Dance Competition being organized by Tewas Events in conjunction with the Lagos State Football Association and Lagos State Sports Commission.
The Agege Stadium, Campus Mini Stadium and Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos Car Parks would be audition centres between August 29th and 31st, 2018 before the Grand Finale at the Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, come September 1st, 2018. Organizers said Registration is on and would formally close mid August.
Indeed, CEO of Tewas Events, Mrs Alayoteju Onasanya said it would be their own way of rewarding creativity in football and dance declaring that professional Footballers and Dancers are strictly forbidden from featuring in these unique sports and entertainments programme.
Onasanya said online registration for the Football Dance Competition for Creative Football Dancers have been on in various age categories (5-9, 10-14, 15-18 and 19-22 years) beside registration for individual and group Football Dance Competition.
She added that entries through their website were still being received but would close on August 15.
While thanking the Lagos State Football Association for endorsing Football Dance Competition, she has encouraged those with football dancing skills to embrace this special project towards boosting their career.
“Our gratitude goes to the Lagos State government, Lagos State Sports Commission and Football Association for their strong backing this effort to publicly reward talented Footballers and Dancers with cash prizes, laptops, phones, bicycles and other gadgets related to career development.
“We are also grateful to some sports loving individuals who have been encouraging us to let Football Dance Competition been a huge success in this season 1. We are planning to give special prizes to winners in various categories while super talented participants would get great career boost after the September 1 Grand Finale”, stressed. Onasanya who concluded that the project is about matching those with skills and those with resources to climax.