Aug 18 2017
Buruj Sports Academy Boss Inspires Future Stars At HTTA Football Fiesta
The Chief Executive Officer, Buruj Sports Academy has congratulated Help The Talent Academy, HTTA on the successful maiden football fiesta held inside the main bowl of the National stadium, Surulere.
Dr Salaudeen who attended the one day tournament said he was encouraged by the turn out of players at the competition designed to disvovered talented boys that will harnessed by HTTA through their catch them young programmes.
In his first football related activity since he returned to the country from the United Kingdom, Dr Salaudeen while interacting with players and officials at the event said talents are abound in the country and players from Nigeria will dominate global soccer if corporate organisations and well meaning individuals can support activities of football academies.
He commended the financier of the HTT Academy, Samuel Ojo who is based in London for his vision and commitment to empower young people while urging coaches led by development officer, Kemac Emina to remain steadfast in their quest to discover next generation footballers from the grassroots.
Dr Salaudeen explained that football business required a lot from the coaches because they need to ensure that the players received right training at this level.
“The boys are coming up now and I’m happy to see a lot of showing this kind of passion. The coaches have so much to do to impact the future of the players. HTT Academy is doing well and Buruj Sports Academy will be working with them and others in Lagos and indeed Nigeria. As you know, Buruj Sports Academy will embark on another playing tour in September to maximise the gains of our last tour to the United Kingdom. We are ready to take players from other clubs and academy to join our team” Dr Salaudeen said.
Although, his team did not participated in the competition, the organisers were delighted to have the football administrator in the midst