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10 Year Football Master Plan will Transform Our Football-Mouktar Mohammed

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FCT FA Chairman,Alhaji Adam Mouktar Mohammed on Friday posited that the implementation of the 10 Year Football Master Plan remains the only panacea to stop Nigeria’s dwindling football fortunes,and also put a stop the rancour being witnessed among football stakeholders.

Mohammed,a leading presidential candidate in the next NFF election disclosed this during a live radio appearance on 99.9 Kiss Fm Abuja Sports Show,”Sports Rush.”

“It will interest you to know that before now, Nigeria does not have a football plan or blueprint.The current fighting among stakeholders is as a result of lack of policy direction.The current 10 Year Football Master Plan has the capacity to end the rancour among stakeholders; and also transform the country’s football architecture with more focused attention on the players.”

The FCT FA Chairman said, his decision to contest for the number one seat in the Nigeria Football Federation was borne out from his desire to transform the current state of the country’s football.

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FG to Diversify Sports For More Youth Empowerment

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The Federal Government has assured that it will explore all possible avenues for more youth participation in sports with a view to  empowering them to become self employed and self reliant so as to contribute to the socio-economic development of the country.


The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare gave the assurance  on Friday in his Office in Abuja when he received the Executive Director of Hand – To – Hand Sports Federation of Moscow.


Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Ismaila Abubakar, the Minister stated that “this was in line with the present Administration’s policy thrust which is geared towards making the teeming Nigerian youth entrepreneurial, self-reliant and employable”.


According to him, “the Ministry will put up workable modalities that will make Nigeria not to only key into the Hand – To – Hand Mashal Sports but to also open up more doors for our youth involvement in the various fields of sports world wide”.


He therefore urged the youth in the country to keep themselves abreast with the various policies, programmes and initiatives of the present administration so as to take advantage of every available opportunity to better their lives.


Earlier, the Chief Executive Administrator, Hand – To – Hand Sports, Moscow, Mr. Sorgai Poroshin stated that he was in the Ministry to introduce the game to the country.


According to him, the Sports which had been in existence for the past sixteen years has a thirty- eight-country membership, including Ghana, hence the need for Nigeria to see the possibility of keying into it especially  as it is the giant of Africa. 


He noted that Nigeria’s acceptance of the game will further open a new horizon for the country’s youth to make their mark in the Committee of Sporting World.

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