Kanu Nwankwo International Football Academy (KIFA) has signed a strategic partnership with Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC (ABS) of Ilorin, on exchange programme that covers technical and players development.
In a brief ceremony held at OUR HOMES SUITES in ikeja Lagos on Monday, the two organizations agreed to activate platforms to identify and develop young talented footballers.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, the Director General of KIFA, Prince Dapo Ajibade said the choice of ABSFC was in recognition of their outstanding performances and solid structure that support the development of youth players.
He added that KIFA/ABS FC partnership will see to the joint implementation of a discovery and development strategy using the Academy’s global mileage and the professional status of ABSFC.
Director of Football of ABS FC Ilorin, Alloy Chukwuemeka described the partnership as a workable approach because the network of both KIFA and ABS FC is huge in both structures and investment opportunities.
He assured that the club will explore all avenues available to it and KIFA to create a solid football base for exceptional players to rise to stardom.
The event event was witnessed by KIFA Coordinators from all the states of the federation, officials of ABS FC, sports journalists and football stakeholders.