On Monday, the Minister for Youth and Sports activities Improvement, Sunday Dare, referred to as on the Nigerian Soccer Federation (NFF) to work to enhance the home leagues within the nation.
Mr Dare referred to as when he hosted the U-20 males’s nationwide staff, the Flying Eagles in Abuja, after their victory on the WAFU B Championship in Niamey, Niger.
The minister mentioned that the efficiency confirmed the dedication of the NFF’s board to enhance the soccer recreation within the nation.
Mr Dare mentioned: “I need you to keep up the identical degree of self-discipline on all sides.
“The way forward for soccer lies within the fingers of those younger individuals and we should do all the pieces we will to make sure that it stays the identical.
“A method is to make sure that it’s the rebirth of our leagues and provides it the standard it wishes.
“That is the one approach we will have gamers who will proceed to play for the Tremendous Eagles in addition to prime golf equipment in Europe.
“We’ll proceed to work and help you the place wanted and I have to say that I’m pleased with what you will have achieved,” the minister mentioned.
Mohammed Sanusi, NFF’s basic secretary, praised the minister for his dedication to the sport’s development.
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“In a gathering that the minister as soon as had with the NFF board, he challenged us to make sure that we concentrate on different groups as properly alongside the Tremendous Eagles.
“That problem has been in our minds and that is what we have seen in the present day within the Flying Eagles staff.
“The staff went to the Niger Republic a number of days earlier earlier than the occasion and took part in pleasant matches, which helped them acclimatize and higher ready for the event.
“This staff has labored arduous and I’m pleased to current them to you and Nigerians,” Sanusi added.
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