Ghana beach soccer team, the Black Sharks, has been confirmed as one of the participants in this year’s Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Tournament.
The announcement was made by Samson Adamu, Chief Executive Officer, Kinetic Sports, organisers of Copa Lagos.
By this confirmation, Ghana Beach Soccer Team under the management of the Ghana Beach Soccer Association (GBSA) with a robust crop of skilful players will tackle Nigeria Super Sand Eagles, Switzerland and Cote d’Ivoire beach soccer teams in the round-robin tournament respectively.
Currently ranked 8th in Africa, Ghana has demonstrated its passion for beach soccer cultivating two competitive beach soccer leagues in the sub region.
Copa Lagos, the highly enthralling international beach soccer festival will hold this year at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, Lagos, from 12th to 14th December 2014.
Lead sponsor, 1960BET and long-standing sponsors First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Eko Atlantic, Cool FM, Pepsi and venue sponsors Eko Energy Estate under Orlean Invest are lending their support to serve up another unforgettable beach soccer fiesta.
Founded in 2011, Copa Lagos is organized under the aegis of Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) World Tour – the FIFA-recognized entity behind the creation and growth of Beach Soccer, and aims to have a strategic role in development of beach soccer in Nigeria.