Feet ‘N’ Tricks names Fashanu, Ikpeba, Tonto Dikeh, others as ambassadors

John Fashanu

Organisers of the Nigerian and African Freestyle Football Championships, Feet ‘N’ Tricks International Limited, has named its ambassadors for the 2019 African Freestyle Football Championship to hold in Lagos from September 14 to 15.

Former professional English footballer, John Fashanu; former Nigerian international, Victor Ikpeba; and Nollywood actors, Tonto Dikeh and Williams Uchemba are some of the brand ambassadors for this year’s competition.


Others are Nigerian street dance sensation, Poco Lee; hype man/MC, Kunle Oshodi-Glover popularly known as Shody; ex-Big Brother Naija contestant, Iwuchukwu Ahneeka.

Chairman of Feet ‘N’ Tricks International, Valentine Ozigbo, who expressed delight while announcing the ambassadors, said that the company is on a mission to make Africa the home of freestyle football.

According to him, this informed the organisation’s decision to work with creative and like-minded ambassadors who embody the high energy and vigour displayed in freestyle football.

He said: “Over the years, our selected ambassadors have demonstrated great leadership qualities and have continuously been a part of societal development and youth empowerment across Africa. With their exemplary dedication to the growth of football and entertainment, we trust their ability to engage and inspire our audience as well as promote freestyle football.

“This year, we returned more grounded as our just concluded regionals – which held in Lagos, Owerri, Warri, and Abuja – pulled in more than 200 freestylers from across the regions with select freestylers in the male and female categories qualifying for the National Championship round.”


The national competition of the 2019 African Freestyle Football Championship will take place at the Balmoral Convention Center, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, with over 120 participants.

It will also feature musical performances, dance competition, and other side attractions.