Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Mr. Pinnick Amaju; former Green Eagles captain, Chief Segun Odegbami; ex-Director General of the National Sports Commission, Alhassan Yakmut; veteran journalist, Michel Obi; among others will be speaking at the Football Stakeholders` Forum taking place at Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort Akanran Village, Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday, 26 March, 2021.
A statement by the Director of Grassroots Sports Development in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr. Ademola Are, said the event will deliberate on the untapped business opportunities in Nigerian Football and how to harness them for optimal results.
Newly elected FIFA Executive Committee member, Amaju Pinnick will speak on ‘The business opportunities in Football and Administrative Management; Odegbami will dwell on `Managing Football Administration in the 21st Century, Creating an Efficient Structure.
Former Director General of the National Sports Commission, Dr. Patrick Ekeji would be speaking on ‘Creating a Development Pathway for Nigerian Youth through Sports; the Chairperson of the Nigerian Women Football League, Aisha Falode is focusing on’ Role of Sports in empowering the Girl Child; Brands Expert, Femi Adeagbo is to speak on, ‘Creating Football Brands and Managing the Success; the Vice Chairman of Osun United Football Club, Vincent Akinbami is speaking on’ Running an Efficient Football League in Nigeria.
The forum will be attended by football stakeholders, administrators, journalists and others.