Ambode okays FC Barcelona Academy in Lagos

[caption id="attachment_11296" align="alignleft" width="300"] Gov Ambode and FC Barcelona management delegates[/caption] TVC E, SPORTS - The Barcelona Football Club of Spain's first African Football Academy will be established in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, governor Ambode has confirmed. Ambode who received the club's board members on Monday said the decision of the Barcelona Football Club of Spain to establish its first African football academy in the state was in sync with his administration’s philosophy for sports development. He pledged the support of the government in ensuring the successful take-off of the project. The governor added that the academy was a thing of joy coming at a time when the state was still basking in the euphoria of successfully hosting an international marathon. [caption id="attachment_11297" align="alignright" width="300"] Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode[/caption] Ambode said, “This visit by FC Barcelona is coming at a time when we just hosted an international marathon. I want to assure you that we are committed...