Kanu International Football Academy in a statement released Wednesday from its ongoing national camp in Ibadan, have disclosed its discovery of a rare gem in youngster Mamman Sani Musa.
According to the obviously elated head coach of KIFA, Babatunde Odubola, the 17-year old lad from Potiskum local government in Yobe state is immensely gifted and possess untold qualities rarely seen in players of his age.
“I am proud to announce to the world that KIFA has discovered ‘oil’ in Yobe state. Who would ever believe that such a talented lad could be discovered in that troubled and violence prone part of Nigeria. And credits to KIFA because it is in line with our mantra that ‘a ball can change our world’.
“Mamman, is a young, strong and gifted midfielder with commanding presence in the middle of the pack. As an experienced youth coach with credits of discoveries of top quality players from the grassroots, I am confident that this lad would go on to do great things in football,” Odubola, a former coach of 3SC enthused confidently.