By Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
All is now set for Nigeria participation in the World Cup Five Aside Football Tournament for under 15 less privileged children scheduled for Morocco from 13th – 19th April 2020 with sixteen countries to participate in the competition.
The Vice President of John Utaka Foundation, Usman Abubakar Chata disclosed this while briefing journalists yesterday in Minna, saying that the selection process of the final 8 under 15 representatives.
Chata was optimistic of making positive impacts at the tournament noted that the selection includes three orphans adding that they will be participating in the second edition in third series.
He explained that the selection cut across Niger, Kwara, Kogi, Kaduna, Abuja, Enugu and Ogun respectively through trusted people in those states so as to get good future footballers from less privileged homes to be professionals.
He applauded John Utaka Foundation who has its head office in Minna Niger State however appreciated for the opportunity given to the privileged children in the society hence the need to emulate his good gesture and called for governments and well to do, to give their support assistance to the foundation.
The competition which is sponsored by the founder, Shikh Al- Thani was aimed at given back to the society through the less privileged, orphans, downtrodden and disadvantage persons by engaging them in positive venture to be better people in the future.