Sports Commission Chairman Welcomes Organisers of Kwara/FA Sport Showcase Tournament


The Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Sports Commission, Mallam Bolakale Magaji, today received the organisers of the Kwara State/FA Sport Scouting programme at his office.

The delegation, led by Programme Coordinator Mr Olawale Olatoye, representative of FA Sport, Mr Ayodeji Adegbenro, and Chairman of Ilorin West Local Football Council, Alhaji Abdulrasaq Owolabi Agbaji, was given a tour of the state’s sporting facilities by the Executive Chairman and the Director of Sports, Mallam Ibrahim Bako.

The tour included the Mainbowl of the Kwara State Stadium Complex, where the tournament will be held, and the newly built Squash Court.

Magaji commended the organisers for their initiative, stating that the tournament aligns with the state government’s grassroots project, which aims to enhance talent and provide opportunities for young athletes to showcase their skills and advance their football careers. “The Kwara State Government is committed to developing sports at the grassroots level, and this scouting programme is a laudable initiative that aligns with our objectives. We are happy to support this programme and provide the necessary facilities for its success,” Magaji said.

“We are passionate about uncovering and nurturing talent in Kwara State, and this programme is a vital step in achieving that goal. I urge all stakeholders to support this initiative, and I assure the organisers of our full backing to make this programme a success.” The Executive Chairman added.

The organisers of the Scouting tournament presented the Executive Chairman and Director of Sports with souvenir of the programme.

The Kwara State/FA Sport Scouting programme is scheduled to take place from July 15th to 19th, 2024.


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