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Charity match in memory of football-mad Michael

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michael ogundare

A school is holding a charity match to remember a former pupil who died of cancer last month.
Football-mad Michael Ogundare, pictured, was just 12 when he lost his long battle with bone cancer.
The youngster attended Holy Trinity Primary School, Dartford, before moving on to St George’s Church of England School in Meadow Road, Gravesend.
Despite undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy Michael, from Northfleet, died as the disease in his leg spread.
The memorial match at Holy Trinity school will take place on Saturday, November 19 at 2pm, and all funds raised will go to north Kent charity the EllenorLions Hospice.
The school is also going to plant some trees, donated by the Woodland Trust, in the morning. One will be planted in Michael’s memory.
Vikki Wall , assistant head teacher at Holy Trinity, said: “He was a big personality, and very popular among his friends. He loved football and Michael Jackson’s music.
“We want to do the football match because it was something he loved and we want to give the children a bit of closure; to raise funds for a good cause in his memory.”
The tree planting will take place from 11am.
If you would like to attend the planting or match call the school on 01322 224474

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