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First Nigerian Female, Business Baron, Nneka Ede Buys Football Club In Europe

Nneka Ede, the Nigerian business baron, has earned the possession of a football club in Portugal at the 3rd division.

The obtainment of the football club, named, Lusitano Ginasio has made Nneka Ede the first African female to acquire a football club in the European continent.

A declaration from the football club said that:

“After some months of dialogue with several entities, we reached an agreement with Mrs. Nneka Ede, a sports lover and enterpriser from Nigeria.

A nation occupied with people who are excited and passionate about football like us and which by the way, we share the exact green and white colors on our national flags, for the transfer of the possession of SAD to Mrs. Nneka Ede, that will assist us in our purpose to take Lusitano Ginasio to the next phase”.

Mrs. Nneka Ede said:

“I'm delighted about this recourse and I expect that this recent phase will deepen the sporting connections between Portugal and Nigeria, and proceed with the prosperous record of Lusitano club and give a pathway for young talents to improve their skills and become a star.”

The club was founded on the 11th of November, 1911, by an organization of commercial school and high school youths. The word Lusitano is gotten from Lusitania, a Roman name for the state related to the recent province of Portugal south.

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