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The Sodje Sports Foundation Gala Dinner at The Lowry Hotel, Manchester

PUBLISHED: 16:24 28 October 2011 | UPDATED: 20:13 20 February 2013

The Sodje brothers: Bright, Steve, Efe, Sam and Akpo

The Sodje brothers: Bright, Steve, Efe, Sam and Akpo

MORE than 300 people attended The Sodje Sports Foundation Gala Dinner at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester Photography by John Cocks

MORE than 300 people attended The Sodje Sports Foundation Gala Dinner at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester and helped raise funds toward the foundations goal to build the Sodje Sports Foundation on a five acre site near to Asaba airport in Delta State.

The foundation launched by ex-footballer Stephen Sodje (whose brother Efe currently plays for Bury FC) aims to use sport to encourage young Nigerians off the streets and onto a path that will release their potential. Special guests at the event included Diana Modahl, Keith Senior, Frank Sinclair, Nicky Hunt, Dane Bowers, and Angela Smith MP.

Photography by John Cocks



The print version of this article appeared in the November 2011 issue of Lancashire Life

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