Ekiti FA boss to build Football House




Ekiti FA boss

Newly elected chairman, Ekiti State Football Association, Ayo Alabi, has said that engaging the youths in sporting activities will help in reducing the rate of crime in the society.

The astute football administrator made this disclosure in Ado-Ekiti at the weekend and promised to build of a Football House in Ado, the Ekiti State capital before the completion of his 4-years tenure in office.

‎He therefore, vowed to restructure the State League which will now be an home and away format within the 16-Local Governments in the state and he will encourage all the Local Governments in the state to float a club so as to engage the teeming unemployed youths and secure the future of the youths.

The Chairman further assured that members of the Ekiti State League Management Committee will be inaugurated before the end of April 2015 in preparation for take off for the newly restructured Ekiti State League.

Alabi who is the proprietor of Nigeria Nationwide League 1 side, Juvenile Football Club, stated further that exceptional players from the proposed restructured State League will form the bedrock of the proposed Ekiti State Football Academy.

He said; “When the youths in the society are involved in sports and sporting activities, the rate of crime will be drastically reduced, hence the need for all hands to be on deck and ensure that sporting activities are supported for the betterment of society.”

He called on all stakeholders in the state to support Ekiti State Football Association in its vision to re-brand football in the state.

However, Ayo Alabi has donated a brand new Saloon Nissan Primera Car to the State Football Association for the day to day running of its secretariat.

Meanwhile, Alabi who just returned back to the country few days ago, has immediately swing into action as he inaugurated a 5-Man committee to organize the state 2015 Federation Cup‎.

The committee comprises of former IICC and Green Eagles Star, Coach Segun Adelakun, FA Vice Chairman and Secretary Ekiti State Referee Council; Barrister Ariyo Yomi Amos.

Others are; FA Board Member, Muyiwa Aregbesola, Chairman Efon Local Football Council, Olugbenga Oladimeji. The FA secretary, Mrs Mercy Adegbuji will serve as Secretary to the Committee.

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