MPFC Goes International!
Recently three boys from the My People FC squad had an opportunity of their lifetime, and they embraced it with all enthusiasm and passion, making the team and T.B. Joshua proud. Various scouts have come to The Synagogue, having heard of the talented players in My People FC to check out the players and their capabilities. One such scout came from Bodens BK, a top second division team in Sweden who had desperately been seeking new and skilful players to boost their chances for promotion. The scout came and spotted many of the boys, commending them for their skills and technique. The opportunity first offered itself however to three of the players, Emmanuel, Onazi and Yakubu. The whole squad was excited at this opportunity for them to travel and play professional football. No one of them had previously travelled much around Nigeria, let alone other countries.
The man of God helped the players acquire visas and international passports in a quick and easy process – something that would have taken a laboriously long and painstaking time, had it been that they were alone. He also paid for the flight ticket and gave them cash gifts for their welfare while in Sweden. Apart from that, T.B. Joshua sent one of the church evangelists, a Swedish guy with the boys to take care of them and introduce them to all things Swedish.
On arrival in Sweden, though met by a challenging and bitterly cold climate, the boys immediately showed what they were made of. The very day they arrived, they were tested in a match. Before the end of the first half, Emmanuel had scored 3 goals, Onazi 2 and Yakubu had done some superb assists. The coach quickly removed the Nigerians in the second half to allow them to rest, realizing that they had struck gold. The final score was 7-1, and it was glaringly clear that the three new players from My People FC were a cut above the rest.
To be continued…