Abdul Kader Kone has emerged winner of the 2018 Freestyle Football African Championship held at the Balmoral Event Hall in Lagos reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The Ivorien Kone defeated Yousef Riesco in the finals of the three day event.
Kone also won a cash prize of $3,000, a brand new car from GAC motors and a trip to the United Kingdom.
The first runner up, Riesco won a cash prize of $1500.
In the third place match Abdullah Emad defeated Ashley Mkhzie to win the cash prize of $1,000.
“I’m glad to have won this tournament and so happy to be here, I love Nigerian music,” he said after his triumph.
The 3-day event which took place at Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos saw freestylers from various part of the continent compete fiercely for the star prize.
The finale also witnessed performances from some of the finest artistes all around Africa such as Falz, Reekado Banks, Vanessa Mdee and Kaffy Dance.
The African Freestyle Football Championship is organized sponsored by Feet ‘n’ Tricks International.
The aim is to promote freestyle football and expose the continent’s talents to be among the best in the world stage.