16th September, 2010
All is set for the friendly football match between the Segun Arinze-led Nollywood Stars andÂ TheNEWS/P.M.NEWS.
For about two months now, both teams have been preparing for the match, which is scheduledÂ to hold at the National Stadium, Surulereâ€™s Astro Turf tomorrow by 4 p.m.
While the Nollywood Stars,Â which include Fred Amata, Ramsey Noah, Desmond Elliot, CharlesÂ Abazie (Team Captain), Moses Ewang, Andy Chukwu and John Okafor, have been training at theÂ match venue, TheNEWS/P.M.NEWS, that is captained by Deputy Advert Manager, Kayode OlowoyoÂ have been perfecting their tactics at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, NIJ, Ogba pitch.
Coach of the team, Babajide Kolade-Otitoju, has promised the Nollywood Stars a good match.
â€œWeâ€™ve put the players through different drills. They have worked really hard, sometimesÂ training in the rain. Now they are anxious to show what they can do. We have momentum goingÂ into this match. We have not lost a match in four years and Iâ€™m confident Segun Arinze andÂ co canâ€™t beat us,â€ the coach nicknamed Alex Ferguson declared.