Chairman of the Nationwide League Muhammed Alkali, has expressed delight at the ages of players presented for the 2021 opening league season at the Jos Stadium Zaria Road.
Alkali who was elated by what the two teams presented at the opening game of the season in Jos said.
” look at the two teams Fosla Football Academy and Beautiful Angels both teams from Abuja has made me more proud to see that the young players in Nigeria can say they have a league and that with their age they too can boost of playing a league and that is what NLO has done for them and it gladdens my heart seeing these young lad playing in front of these board members”. He said.
Speaking further, the NFF board member commended the former President of the Nigeria Football Federation Alhaji Abdulahi Sani. Lulu for his passion and his continued support for grassroots football, “NLO is a cradle of Nigeria football and if our former President can come back to NLO that is to show you we are doing it right and once we have the solid foundation we can build a skyscraper for Nigeria football through NLO” he concluded.
Meshach Awoje 15 minute strike gave Fosla Academy the 3 points against the B Angels of Abuja to open their voyage into a league system in Nigeria football.
The season opener has in attendance former President of Nigeria Football Federation Sani Lulu, Ibrahim Gusau Chairman of chairmen, who represented NFF President Amaju Pinnick, Hon Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande Chairman of Finance committee, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh Chairman Technical Committee, Ahlan Inuwa Rabiu Chairman Referee Appointment Committee, Muhammed Alkali Chairman of Nationwide League, Ahmed Kawu Board Member of Nationwide League, Coach Ladan Bosso President of Nigeria Coaches Association, Patrick Pascal Super Eagles coordinator and Bauchi FA Chairman, Sabo Abdulahi, Jigawa FA Chairman, Yakubu Sarma Gombe State FA Chairman. and host FA Sunday Longbam of Plateau FA were all there to give support to the Nationwide league board.