The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has urged the Nationwide League One to redouble her effort in the area of scouting of players and grassroots football Development in the nation.
This charge was made by the Ist Vice President of NFF, Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, who represented the NFF President Amaju Pinnick at the NLO Annual General meeting and official Commissioning of the New NLO office complex in Abuja.
Barrister Akinwumi while addressing the delegates present at the AGM and others participating in the virtual meeting in view of the COVID 19 protocol, said that each league has its own use, its focus and target and NLO is number one in grassroots.
He cautioned that NLO should stop acting in a way that it is the last in the ladder of Football administration in Nigeria.
The NFF 1st Vice President Barrister Akinwumi urged the NLO leadership to move into the next level and take its rightful position in the area of grassroots development and scouting of young players for football development.
He assured of NFF support for the growth and seamless operations of NLO and as well warned that the issue of trafficking will not be tolerated from any club.
The NFF 1st Vice President was later taken round the NLO New Office, located in the NFF Glass House in Abuja by the Chairman of Nationwide League One, Alhaji Mohammed Alkali and other board members and Zonal Coordinators present at the AGM in Abuja.
The NLO Chairman, Alhaji Alkali in his speech, thanked the leadership of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), the Executive Committee members for their steadfast commitment and support to NLO over the years.
He assured that the leadership and NLO secretariat will continue to strive to always serve the proprietors of clubs, team Managers, coaches, players and the sporting media better.