This was made known by the Lagos Commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde, on Thursday stating that the continental Beach Football tourney was uppermost on the mind of Ambode.
Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana, Cote d' Ivoire, Madagascar, Libya, Morocco and Senegal are expected to compete in the competition.
He revealed that Ambode would be present at the opening ceremony of the event which would take place between December 13 and 18.
“Governor Ambode is committed to youth development and this event involves other countries on the continent, hence, it is being accorded the seriousness it deserves.
“There will be plenty of fun in between because we are getting into the festive period and we want Lagosians to have fun at the AFCON beach tourney.”
Ayorinde urged lovers of beach football to storm Eko Atlantic to support Nigeria and also enjoy the competition.
“We are working hard to make this event great in all aspects. The LOC and the sponsors have been wonderful because they are also aware that the Governor would always go for the global best practices in all situations, “