Monday, September 5, 2011

Photos from Late Christy Igbokwe's Celebrity Match via Linda Ikeji

Nollywood stars and their counterparts in the music industry gathered yesterday Saturday September 3, 2011, to honor late Christy Essien-Igbokwe at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos in a novelty football match tagged' Match of the stars'.

In the first match of the day, Team SWAN (Sport Writers Association of Nigeria) thrashed Top Entertainment Writers Team by 3goals to nothing. The second match which was the most anticipated was between Top Stars of Music versus Superstars of Nollywood. Team Nollywood paraded stars like Segun Arinze, Fred and Jeta Amata, Femi Ogedengbe, Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze, Bob-Manuel Idogwu, Emeka Enyiocha, and a host of other Nollywood stars. On team Top Stars of Music were Ikechukwu, Konga, Africa China, Kaka, Jklt, GT, Minji, Zakki Adzay, Baba Dee, Harrysong and a host of others.

Top stars of music won the penalty by 3-2 and claimed a golden trophy with #1.5m donated by the Governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio who was present at the occasion. Team Nollywood
stars also went home with a silver trophy and #1 million.

There were over 10,000 spectators at the stadium...more pics below...



 Annie Macaulay and her daughter

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