Stationery Stores announce partnership deal

Aziz Koffi
Stationery Stores FC is have announced a short loan deal with Sunset Sports Keta of Ghana for their player Aziz Koffi.

The player will arrive Nigeria on Sunday to join Stores in preparation for the Copa Lagos tournament, which will see us compete in the FC Barcelona Challenge between December 12-14 2014.

Aziz was part of the Black Sharks (Ghana's National Beach Soccer team) that played in an African World Cup qualifier in El-Jadida, Morroco but was surprisingly dropped from the team to Lagos.

He was identified in Morocco as the Black Sharks best defender and had a standout season in the just ended beach soccer league.

As part of his loan deal, Stationary Stores will travel to Ghana to play in a tournament to be hosted by Sunset Sports Keta next year.

Aziz Koffi's deal with Stores is Ghana's first ever beach soccer transfer and we are grateful to our partners Sandlanders Football for securing the deal.

Sandlanders Football, is a London-based network of African football clubs which counts Stationery Stores and the Keta Sandlanders among its members.

Sunset Sports Keta won Ghana’s first two Beach Soccer Premier League titles and recently finished runner-up in the third edition while Stationery Stores FC are one of Nigeria’s best loved clubs. Founded in fifties, Stationery Stores have won 1 League title and 4 Nigerian FA Cups.  

The darling team of Lagos also popularly referred to as the “Flaming Flamingoes” has a newly formed beach soccer team and our Copa Lagos participation is part of a relaunch of the club across Nigeria.

Players from the Main Stores Team like Captain Fuad Ekelojuoti and Solomon Enudi who have just returned from the Nigeria Under 23 National Team Screening have already joined up with the Stores Beach Soccer Team for the final Phase of camping ahead of the clubs maiden Beach Soccer Tournament Copa Lagos. 

Copa Lagos 2014 will see defending champions  Nigeria battle Ghana, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire in an all-African Affair, while for the first time clubs like Enyimba FC,  Barcelona FC,  Pepsi Football Academy and Stationery Stores FC will be competing over 3 action packed days.
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