Football legend Pele was expected to touch down in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday for a two-day event but the event has been postponed by the organisers due to Pele’s ill health.
In a statement released by the organisers Youth Experience Days Africa, YEDA on Monday on its website, they promised to make refunds to all who had purchased tickets for the event.
Pele was expected to be one of the torchbearers at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics in Rio but he pulled out due to ill health.
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