The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare; NFF President, Mr. Amaju Pinnick Amaju;former Green Eagles player, Chief Segun Odegbami; ex-Director General of National Sports Commission, Alhassan Yakmut; veteran sports journalist, Mitchell 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.
A statement by the Director of Grassroots Sports Development in the Ministry of Youth and Sports, 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, 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 while former Director General of the National Sports Commission Dr. Patrick Ekeji would be speaking on: ‘Creating a development pathway for Nigerian youth through sports.’
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. 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.