Church World Cup: MFM Set To Make History In Sport

History beckons as the Mountain of Fire and MiraclesMinistries Football Club of Lagos battle Colombia tomorrow in the final of the Church World Cup in Goa, India.

The Nigeria representatives are tipped to become the first church to liftthe cup as they had defeated the South Americans 3-0in the group stage. Match is 4 pm Nigerian time.

The Church World Cup isthe brain child of The John Paul II Foundation For Sports. The participants at this inaugural edition are the host India, Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt, Colombia, Portugal, Brazil and Uzbekistan.

Enroute the final, the enterprising MFM boys have scored 13 goals and conceded none in four games. First to fall are Sundays opponents, Colombia who lost 3-0, next were the boys from Egypt who also conceded two goals, Uzbekistan were battered 7-0 while the host, Indiacould not prevail over the Olukoya Boys, they went down 1-0despite playing a ten man Nigerian side.

In the absence of hissuspended strike partner, Akor Isah who got the marching order in Thursdays semi final clash with host, India, all eyes will be on Adekunle Adegboyega who has found the back of the net five times.