Nigeria football needs genuine investors to grow – Egbayelo



Japan based sports entrepreneur and president of based nationwide league side Iganmu FC Dr. Abayomi Egbayelo, has pointed the way forward for the and growth of Nigerian football.

Speaking with journalists at the Agege stadium during the TCC Football Championship Egbayelo, was full of praises for the board led by Amaju Pinnick and LMC boss, Shehu Dikko for their valiant efforts to reposition football in the country.

Egbayelo who holds a doctorate degree in sports , however, lamented the dearth of genuinely passionate football that would help drive the growth of Nigerian football.

“Nigerian football has the potentials to be greater. We have the required talents and the . However, many so-called have not really put their money, where their mouths have been,” Egbayelo remarked.

“Nigerian football needs genuinely passionate with unflinching desires to put up their and finances for the and growth of Nigerian football.

“The of in football has been inimical to the of Nigerian football. Football should not be taken as a mere social tool, but as real . That’s why we have to attract and oriented individuals and organisations to our football, “he said.

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