Football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known Pele, will now visit Nigeria on September 23, after his earlier scheduled visit was cancelled due to ill-health.

The Winihin Jemide Series and the Youth Experience Days Africa had planned to bring the Brazilian to Nigeria for the WJS/YEDA Legend Edition with Pele from August 11 to 12.

The organisers in a statement disclosed that Pele would now be in Nigeria on a two-day visit between September 23 and 24, following confirmation from Pele on his improved health condition and enthusiasm towards his visit to Nigeria.

Activities for the event will be spread over two days, commencing with the gala evening on September 23 and culminating with the youth sports clinic and celebrity exhibition match the following day.


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