Francis Ajuonuma, Lagos
Despite his team failure to lift the 37th edition of U-16 YSFON/Ramat Cup held in Kano State, Chairman of Agbana International Football Academy , Ezekiel Omotosho has commended his team for a job well done even as he restated his commitment to grassroots football development in the country.
Agbana International were knockout in the quarter- final stage of the competition.
Speaking at the end of the competition, Omotosho noted that, although his team did not win the trophy but he is satisfied not only with their performance but the experience they garnered in the championship cannot be quantified.
“ I’m very happy with what YSFON is doing with grassroots football development and my team’s participation has given them a lot of experience.
“Although we would have loved to win the competition but am satisfied with our performance and experience which will go a long way in helping the academy as we match forward to be the best football academy in the country,” he stated.
He was also full 0of praises for the Kano State Government for sponsorship of the tournament which he believes is what Nigerian football need to grow.
‘ Kudos must go to Governor Umar Ganduje and the Kano State Government for sponsoring the tournament and I want other states to take it as a challenge and sponsor one YSFON organise4d competition and Nigeria will be better for it”, he concluded.
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Sunshine 0-0 Rangers
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