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Football : We’ll continue to promote, develop football in FCT .- president AS Roma FC

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Robinson Adakosa, the president of AS Roma Football Club, said they will continue to work to promote and develop football in in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Adakosa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja frequent football competitions will young busy and take them away from bad behaviour.

He said : This is platform is to mould young players in FCT and it’s environs to have brighter future in their football careers.

He said the event will be tagged N-Youth League which will commence in September.

“There will be constant football activities for young players in their various communities in the FCT.

‘This is one of the way to discover and recruit players from grassroots.This is also a program to enhance the development of grassroots football.

Some of them can find themselves in league, national team and the lucky one can find themselves in foreign land.

“Most of our foreign base players we have today started in a grassroots football tournament like this,”he said

According to him, Senator John Enoh, the Minister of Sports Development himself, the ministry and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have approved and endorsed the commencement of the football program.

He said they also have the support of the FCT football Association (FA) who also approve and accept the competition.

He noted that FCT FA, also approved the commencement of the N-Youth League in line with the best global practices.

“Kindly conduct your activities in line with the rules and regulations governing football globally.

“We wish you luck in your quest to promote and develop football in the FCT,’ this is stated in letter from FCT FA ” he said

NAN reports The members of Local Organising Committee (LOC) are Mohammed Haruna Maigidasanma from the Sports Development Ministry.

Ayo Abdulrahman of the Nigeria National League(NNL). Danladi Ibrahim from the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) .

Other members of the organizing committee are sports psychologist Dr. Robinson Okosun and veteran sports journalist Lekan Olaseinde who will the head of Communications and Media Department.

NAN reports that the inaugural edition of the ‘N-Youth League’ is slated for the third quarter of 2024. (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)

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Nigeria, the Sports Minister John Enoh in a letter of approval letter signed by Okeke Patrick, a director in the Ministry, reads in parts “I’m further directed to convey endorsement to your foundation for the implementation of its

wish you luck in your quest to promote and develop football in the FCT”.

Sports Ministry, NFF and FCT FA endorse the N-Youth League

The Nigerian football family’s quest for
“Competition that will expose and grow players earlier in their careers to national and international .

audiences has been given a boost with the endorsement of the

Nigeria Youth League (N-Youth League) by the Ministry of Sports Development, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), and the FCT Football Association.

An initiative of Mr. Robinson Adakosa, the president of AS Roma Football Club Nigeria, the Sports Minister John Enoh in a letter of approval letter signed by Okeke Patrick, a director in the Ministry, reads in parts “I’m further directed to convey endorsement to your foundation for the implementation of its sporting programme at various communities.”
The NFF, the football governing body in Nigeria, also threw its weight behind the N-Youth League.

The NFF letter to Adakosa signed by Danlami Alanana stated, “sequel to the completion of the due process of the submission of your programme to the NFF, we graciously approve and endorsement to commence your stated football activities.”

the FCT FA, the governing body of football in the Federal Capital, in their correspondence advised the organizer to organize the N-Youth League in line with the best global practices

“Kindly conduct your activities in line with the rules and regulations governing football globally.

“We wish you luck in your quest to promote and develop football in the FCT”.

Apart from writing letters of endorsement, officials of the Sports Ministry, NFF, NPFL, FCT FA and other members of the football family in Nigeria are members of the organizing committee of the inaugural edition of the league slated for the third quarter of 2024.

They are the secretary, Alhaji Mohammed Haruna Maigidasanma from the Sports Development Ministry, Dr. Ayo Abdulrahman of the Nigeria National League(NNL). Barrister Danladi Ibrahim from the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL)

Other members of the organizing committee are renowned sports psychologist Dr. Robinson Okosun and veteran sports journalist Mr. Lekan Olaseinde who heads the Communications and Media Department.

NAN

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President Federation Cup final Feat: FCT FA Chairman congratulates Naija Ratels, urges team to for Trophy

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Joel Ajayi

The Chairman of Federal Capital Territory Football Association Alhaji Adam Mouktar Mohammed has congratulated Abuja based football Club Naija Ratels for securing the final ticket for the ongoing President Federation FA Cup.

Abuja landladies, Naija Ratels will go up against former winners Rivers Angels in the grand finale of the women’s version of this year’s President Federation Cup competition at Mobolaji Stadium in Lagos.

Just on Sunday morning, Ratels defeated Remo Stars Queen 7-6 penalty shootout Victory in Enugu, after both teams were tied at 2-2 in regulation time as Rivers Angels edging Delta Queens 2-1 in Awka.

In a congratulatory message to the Abuja based female team, FCT FA Chair, expressed satisfaction in the effort of the team that weather all the storms to secure final ticket of the most prestigious President Federation Cup.

He thereby, urged team to spare no effort to win the trophy come Saturday 29th of June at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos.

According to Mouktar “I am elated to congratulate Our girls Naija Ratels football club, on their outstanding performance in the ongoing President Federation Cup for progressing to the final.

“This feat is a reflection of the attention paid to sports development over the years, that have lifted the profile of women’s football in the FCT.

“I congratulate Fct f a representative for indefatigable spirit and commitment and as a football association we pledge our support morally, financially to the team.

“We want to win the trophy , don’t relent in your effort, we want you to bring the trophy back to Abuja.” He said.
However, this year’s grand finale will see Abia Warriors take on El-Kanemi Warriors in the men’s event.

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