Non-profit organization, The HOW Foundation hosted guests to its first ‘Blue-State’ Charity match for prostate cancer awareness month.
The event which hosted 4 teams and their supporters held at Road 14 Football Pitch, Lekki, Lagos on Saturday, September 23, 2017.
The event kicked off at 4pm with a welcome speech by the CEO of The How Foundation, Ms. Anthonia Ally, where she spoke to guests about the essence of the football match which was to create awareness for prostate cancer amongst men and the threat prostate cancer poses to families in Nigeria.
The football competition between Atletico Sports Club, Soccer Nation, FSG and Access Warriors started at about 4:30PM with a kick off by the founder of The How Foundation, Dr Herbert Wigwe.
Fans of the various football teams were around to cheer and support their favourite. After a series of face-off on the pitch, Soccer Nation emerged the winner of the tournament and Melody was also announced as the highest goal scorer of the day.
The How Foundation’s Blue-State charity football match was well attended and the essence of the competition was achieved as a lot of people were educated on the dangers of not detecting prostate cancer early enough.
The How Foundation was founded by Dr Herbert Wigwe on July 20, 2016 and their main focus is to help educate on the possibilities of Malaria Eradication in Nigeria, Prostate Cancer awareness and Youth leadership /mentorship programs.
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