Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the dwindling fortunes of football in Nigeria during the 1st Delta State Football Summit organized by the Delta State Football Association (DFA) in Asaba.

And to sports, where the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the dwindling fortunes of football in Nigeria during the 1st Delta State Football Summit organized by the Delta State Football Association (DFA) in Asaba.

Represented by the State Commissioner for Youth Development, Comrade Ifeanyi Egwunyenga, Okowa tasked participants and stakeholders to review the past, evaluate the present and proffer workable solutions that can chart a new sustainable way in running football as a truly entertaining and commercial enterprise.

He said the summit was conceived as a modest contribution of the Delta State Government to the growth and development of football not only in the state but in the country. The President of Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF) Amaju Pinnick among others was in attendance.



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