Nigerian student's paper glove makes world museum

Posted by News Express | 19 August 2018 | 1,718 times

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A handcrafted glove by a Nigerian schoolboy in Ekiti State has been adopted as a memorabilia by the World of Little League Museum in the United States.

The baseball glove made up of cardboard and copper wires was the handiwork of nine-year-old Philip Adeeri Fagbenro, who plays for Ekiti Kete, a Nigerian Little League.

Lance Van Auken, the vice president and executive director of the World of Little League Museum, said one of his Facebook friends shared a picture of Philip with the homemade glove, and after getting in touch with Philip’s coach, he struck a deal to have the gear displayed as the centerpiece of a museum exhibit in Williamsport. (NAN)

Philip Adeeri Fagbenro with his handmade cardboard glove before it was shipped to America to baseball’s World of Little League Museum.

Source: News Express

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