The HOW Foundation’s first ‘Blue-State’ Charity Match for Prostate
Cancer Awareness Month took place on Saturday, September 23, 2017; The
HOW Foundation hosted 4 teams and their supporters at the Road 14
Football Pitch, Lekki, Lagos.

The event kicked off at 4pm with a welcome speech by the Chief
Executive Officer (CEO) of The How Foundation Ms. Anthonia Ally, she
talked 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. She also emphasised that early detection
is key so all men from the age of 40 should get checked regularly.

The football match started at about 4:30 with a kick off by the
founder of The How Foundation, Dr Herbert Wigwe. The football
competition was between Atletico Sports Club, Soccer Nation, FSG and
Access Warriors.

Fans of the various football teams were around to cheer and support
their favourite. After a series of faceoff 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 winning team went home with a

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. There were also lots to eat and drink while everyone
networked and cheered their favourite teams.

The How Foundation was founded by Dr Herbert Wigwe on July 20th 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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