BrandArena: Cowbell Football Academy Celebrates First Year Anniversary

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Cowbell Football Academy Celebrates First Year Anniversary

Cowbell Football Academy, a brainchild of Multisport Services & Entertainment Limited, sponsored by Promasidor Nigeria recently celebrated its first year anniversary at the Main Bowl National stadium in Lagos.
L-R : Commercial Director, Promasidor Nigeria, Kachi Onubogu, Rector Cowbell Football Academy, Godwin Dudu-Orume and Managing Director, Promasidor Nigeria, Chief Keith Richards with the cup at the one year anniversary of Cowbell Football Academy at the Main Bowl, National Stadium, Surulere Lagos.
Speaking at the commemorative event, Chief Keith Richards, Managing Director of Promasidor Nigeria said Promasidor is very glad to see the Cowbell Football Academy grow from having only rookie to a team with young boys who can compete anywhere.

“Our dedication was to find a unique sports initiative that would create a lasting value and focus on nation building and strategic partnerships is what formed Cowbell Football Academy. I am glad to see that our humble decision to partner with Multisports Services &Entertainment Limited in supporting grass root football has continued to grow in leaps and bounds. We are glad to be shaping the lives of young talents and developing one of the most popular games in Nigeria.”

 He further said that the “Cowbell Football Academy is set to become one of the formidable football academies in Nigeria. We have earmarked plans to implement a well-rounded football development program for the teeming Nigeria youths that love football and have joined the academy since inception; we have clear cut goals for the young footballers to help them meet their future aspirations. The academy is committed to developing young footballers with the right mindset and skill sets for the popular game with the world class training on and off the field.”

Rector of the academy Mr Godwin Dudu-Orumen said “the academy in this first year has grown from the 160 children it started with to 600 children fom ages 5 to 16 years. Amongst which some are already making impact they are, Toyeeb Gidado, Idris Ibrahim and Emmanuel Abraham were handpicked by foreign scouts for trials in football clubs abroad and Tony Amolo is at the United States on full scholarship at the university.”

Chief Richards launched the new branded jersey for the team and also the Cowbell Queens. Ex- Super Eagles player Mutiu Adepoju popularly known as Head Master who was in attendance lauded Promasidor for setting up the Cowbell Football Academy. He further advised that such initiatives which are sustainable should be inculcated by other organisations.

1 comment:

  1. Promasidor contribution to youth development in education and sport is quite commendable. I think this ;-)