KWSG to up-grade KFA

Date: 2012-03-30     

The Kwara State government I has approved the I upgradement of Kwara Football Academy into a full fledge secondary school.

Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed announced this while receiving players and officials of the Academy who won the 14th edition of the NNPC, Shell Cup among secondary schools in the country at the government house on Wednesday.

The governor noted that by this feat, the Academy has succeeded in marketing itself to the outside world.

He assured that the government will give the Academy all the necessary support to make it a fist class and internationally acclaimed institution.

The essence of the Academy he explained is to create environment for the youth to develop their talents and to become future leaders.

While commending the players, the Governor pointed out that Kwara is first in sports and will always strive to be first.

He assured them of the government's continuous support so that they will continue to exc -M in their activities and make it self sustaining one.

The governor then made a donation of Nimillion to the victorious players.

Earlier, the Administrative Director of the Academy Kunbi Titiloye requested the government to upgrade the Academy to a full fledge secondary school.

He hinted that this is first time the Academy will take part in the tournament and the first Kwara representative to win the cup.

His players whom he said were the youngest at the tournament- will represent Nigeria at a Youth tournament in the United Kingdom in July this year.

Each player of the team who played in thef inal bagged NSO.OOO each while the team bagged N2million as cash prize, he disclosed.

Kumbi thTnked the state government for providing fund for up keep of the Academy and other logistics assistance.

He also thanked the ministry of education for the vital role they played in the course of the tournament.

By The Herald

Click to add/read Comments

Cloud Tag: What's trending

Click on a word/phrase to read more about it.

Diagnostic Centre     V.O. Abioye     Nurudeen Muhammed     Dele Momodu     Bayo Ajia     Kwarareports     Haliru Yahaya     Sheikh Alimi     David Adesina     Emir Of Ilorin     Segun Abifarin     Gbajabiamila     Clara Nwachukwu     Alao Ayotunde     Royal FM     Ibrahim Gambari     Plat Technologies     Olushola Saraki     Mahfouz Adedimeji     Alfa Modibbo Belgore     Maryam A. Garuba     Ibrahim Kayode Adeyemi     Abdulkadir Orire     Balogun Ajikobi     Alimi     Henry Olaosebikan     Muideen Olaniyi Alalade     Abubakar B.M     Yusuf Babatunde Abdulwahab     Muhammadu Buhari     Ijagbo     John Dara     Mohammed Lawal     Onilu     Shoprite     Ali Ahmad     Apaokagi     Zaratu Umar     Ilorin East     Okedare     Mohammed Haruna     Kishira     Obuh     Mohammed Kamaludeen     Malete     Lanwa     Toyin Sanusi     GRA     Government House     Ishola Balogun Fulani     Moses Afolayan     Ilorin West/Asa Federal Constituency     Daud Adeshola     Amuda Bembe     Onilorin     Abubakar Suleiman     Olatunji Moronfoye     Gabriel Fashanu     Muritala Awodun     Harmony Holdings     Muhammed Danjuma     Olayinka Are     Economic And Financial Crimes Commission     Ojo Fadumila     Abubakar Olusola Saraki     Niguel Gallando Marcias     Abdulraheem Olesin     KWATMA     Kayode Ogunlowo     Kanu Agabi     Offa Poly     Haliru Dantoro     Seni Saraki     Ope Saraki     Modibbo Kawu     Afonja     Salman Alada