WFFA Pulse Lagos to bring the best African freestylers to Nigeria in July

The World Freestyle Football Association announced today the format and dates of WFFA Pulse Lagos 2024, the official African Freestyle Football Championship and the continental qualifier for the World Finals of the sport. This extraordinary event, organised in partnership with prestigious Nigerian Freestyle Football promoter Feet ‘N’ Tricks, will feature two stages: an online qualifier that will help find the very best freestylers from all across the continent and a thrilling live Final in the Nigerian capital in July.

The format of the competition will be as follows:

  • May 17th-June 21st: open online qualifier to select the best 20 freestylers from all of Africa (4 women and 16 men)
  • July 13th: live Finals held in Lagos, Nigeria

The venue of the final, together with the lineup of judges and plenty of other details about this thrilling event, will be announced on the official channels of the WFFA in the coming weeks.

WFFA Pulse Lagos will also host the 2024 edition of the Nigerian Freestyle Football Championship, happening at the same venue a few hours before the Finals of the continental Championship.

Steve Elias, president of the WFFA, said: “We are really proud to present a physical Final for the second edition of our Pulse Series in Africa. We learned a lot from last year’s experience, and we believe this new hybrid format will boost the participation of the local community while generating a fantastic physical event for the whole continent to enjoy. We are very thankful to Feet’N’Tricks for their invaluable partnership and support!”.

Valentine Ozigbo, Chairman of Feet’N’Tricks, added: “It is a great feeling to have the event back In Nigeria again for the first time since 2020. Over the years, the country has become a major anchor for the development of Freestyle football in Africa. The Nigerian and African Championships (two tournaments in one event) will feature the best Freestyle Football wizardry from across Africa, along with fantastic entertainment, and it promises to offer a show like never before. I look forward to it with excitement.”

About Feet’N’Tricks

Established in 2017, Feet ‘N’ Tricks has evolved from its humble origins to become a prominent figure in the promotion of Freestyle Football throughout Africa. Its mission is centered on elevating the standards of this dynamic sport across the continent.

Driven by passion, Feet ‘N’ Tricks not only showcase the excitement of Freestyle Football but also strive to inspire, develop, and provide a platform for emerging talents. As a trailblazer in Freestyle Football, the organisation has successfully organised four Nigerian championships, four African championships, and was instrumental in hosting the inaugural World Championship in Africa. This underscores its pivotal role in offering talented Africans a global stage to exhibit their skills and enhance their marketability on an international scale.

Feet ‘N’ Tricks’ recent events have drawn participants from over 30 countries, underscoring the widespread appeal and influence of the initiative. These events are integral to its commitment to advancing the sport, nurturing talent, and fostering a vibrant global community of freestylers. They not only showcase exceptional skills but also celebrate the rich cultural diversity found within the African continent.

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Stay tuned to the official channels of the WFFA to follow the latest updates!

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