Medeama have confirmed a friendly with Karela United to mark the one week celebration of deceased club owner David Brigidi.
The two teams will clash at the Crosby Awuah Memorial Park in the Ellembele district on Sunday October 7, 2018.
The friendly will be used to mark the one week celebration of Karela United founder and chief executive Senator David Brigidi, who died on Sunday in London after a short illness.
We have confirmed a friendly with our neighbours @KarelaUtd_FC for a friendly match at the CAM Park on Sunday October 7, 2018 to celebrate the life of deceased club owner Senator David Brigidi. pic.twitter.com/ymcNxxgHvj
— Medeama SC (@MedeamaSC) October 1, 2018
David Cobbina Brigidi, a lawyer by profession, was elected Senator for the Bayelsa Central constituency of Bayelsa State, Nigeria at the start of the fourth Republic running on the People Democratic Party (PDP) platform.
The 56-year-old who hails from Nigeria was a senator for the Bayelsa Central constituency of Bayelsa State between 1997 to 2007.
Mr. Brigidi bought Karela FC in 2013 and has bankrolled the team as they earn promotion to the top flight this season.
Mr. Brigidi also owned Karela Oil & Gas Nigeria, Karela Hotels & Resort Ghana, Kareela Oil & Gas Ghana, Re-Routine Air Limited, Adef Energy Services, Shores & Savannah (Law Partners) and South Field Petroleum.