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History of football in Africa

Olu George Amadasun

History of football in Africa

by Olu George Amadasun

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Published by Times Books Limited in Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Soccer -- Africa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFootball in Africa
      StatementOlu Amadasun.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (COPIED) (lccopycat)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 236 p. :
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL736383M
      ISBN 109782171204
      LC Control Number97127130
      OCLC/WorldCa35307410

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