The youth should be encouraged to earn living from football – Okafor

Obiora Okafor
Obiora Okafor, (L)
Obiora Okafor (L)

The CEO of Heartan Global Resources Limited and Niger and Sons Electronic Nigeria, Obiora Okafor has noted that the youth should be encouraged to engage in football activities and earn living therefrom.

He made this statement while speaking to newsmen at the final match of the football tournament organised by One Big Family in Abuja.

Okafor who is one of the sponsors of the event said it was a wonderful one put together by One Big family. He commended the organizers for the crowned control mechanism they applied at the event.

He said that as a business man and one who had played the game of football in the past, he will be glad to impact his knowledge to the younger ones and encourage them to try to earn a living through the round leather game.

On how the organizers take care of players who get injured during events  or during practice, he said there is provision for players medical care during events and practice which he said is beyond first aid.

The final event was between Horvel Prime Academy and Jihasu, which Prime won by one goal to nil.

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