Lulu set to splash N10.8m scholarship on student players


Former President of Nigeria Football President (NFF), Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi, will this weekend award academic scholarship worth over N10.8 million on 15 outstanding student players selected from the recently organized football competitions in Kogi State and Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

According to the program of events released by the Secretary of FOSLA Academy, Patrick Ngwaogu, the list of the lucky students would be drawn from the Sixty players that were selected from the 2019 edition of the FOSLA U.13 Football Competition organized in Kogi State and FCT. 

According to the Scribe, “when the tournament was organized in Kogi State early in the year, 22 boys and 8 girls were selected. Same number was selected in that held in FCT recently. The 60 students will join the other fee paying students to write the School’s Common Entrance examination holding on Saturday 27 April at the school premises, Karshi Abuja. Thereafter, the players selected from the two tournaments will play against themselves, where those who excelled in both the game and the entrance examination, will be awarded the Academy’s scholarship”.

Ngwaogu said 10 boys and five girls will benefit from scholarship which will see them through their secondary education at FOSLA Academy Abuja, and University.

Over 100 student players are enjoying the scholarship program which was instituted by the former NFF President and FCT Director of Sports in 2011.

The first two sets of graduates from the program are currently studying various academic programs at the Nasarawa State University Keffi.

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