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If Samson Ejilu, 18, has his way, he would end up in London playing for Chelsea, playing alongside his idol, Michael Essien. But for now, he is Agata Ruiz De La Prada Shop On Line content just Authentic Prada Handbags Online Australia to dream about playing professional football anywhere outside Uganda.

“If I can Bicester Village Prada Store Number play professional football abroad, I can earn some good money and support my parents and other relatives,” says Ejilu, Ap Lei Chau Prada Factory Outlet an A-level student in Soroti town, 22km from his home in Katine.

The youngest of seven children, Ejilu, who will be competing in the Katine 09 football tournament next month, started playing football with his brothers and neighbours when he was “very young” – perhaps four or five.

“We Are Prada Nylon Bags Worth The Money made our own balls by tying string around pieces of paper, cloth, sponge and Authentic Prada Handbags Usa polythene,” says Ejilu, who plays midfield for his school and home parish. “We would choose a fairly wide section of the road, put down a pair of stones to make goalposts and then start playing.”

Even at Katine-Tiriri primary school, a leather ball remained elusive. To get a feel of a proper ball, the pupils had to play “ball boys”. “The village team trained from our school pitch and we waited for the ball to go out of Black Prada Chain Bag play before chasing it. Whoever got it would kick it back into play.”

Today, both his school and parish teams have leather balls. During this year’s Soroti district secondary schools football competition, his Soroti community secondary reached the semi-finals, only losing to the great Agatha Ruiz Prada Online Shop Teso College. When back at home for the holidays, Ejilu often meets up with other footballers at the Katine school pitch to train.

“But today we might not train because I have to watch Chelsea playing against West Ham at 5pm,” he says. He will be hoping to see Essien in action. Authentic Prada Vitello Daino “The guy is strong. And he can play anywhere. He can even play as a striker.”

Ghanaian Essien earns £80 replica prada short wallets,000 a week. Ejilu would he happy to save just £100 a month. This school term, for example, he was unable Authentic Prada Bags For Cheap to sit his exams because he was unable to pay the school fees. The cost? Shs 95,000 (£35).

Going into the Katine football training academy last week, Ejilu was hoping to improve his skills ahead of the tournament next month, and increase his chances of one day playing professional football.