By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The final round of 2021 Nigeria Beach Soccer League (NBSL) super four kicks off in Kaduna from the 27th- 31st of July 2021 at the Murtala Square.
The participating teams that qualified for the super four are Kebbi BSC, Kwara BSC, Smart City BSC of Lagos and Kada BSC.
Mahmud Hadeja, Cordinator Nigeria Beach Soccer League and President African Beach Soccer Union disclosed this when he paid a courtesy visit on the Honourable Commissioner, Kaduna State Ministry of Sports Development Professor Kabiru Mato.
During the visit he solicited for the support and maximum cooperation of the State to make the event which will attract viewers from across the world a resounding success, adding that the matches will be covered life by Super Sports and will be live streamed.
This is just as he informed that Athletes who have made Nigeria proud particularly in the game of football and the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) leadership among other dignitories will be invited to grace the matches.
” Sir, we are equally here to seek the assistance of the State in the usage of the Beach Soccer site and provision of accommodation for match officials and dignitories that will attend, and to also through the ministry invite Nasir el-Rufai to grace the occasion as a special guest of honour.
In his response, the Commissioner, Professor Mato ssured of the usage of beach soccer site at the Murtala Square and further expressed the pleasure of the State to host the event.
He informed that Murtala Square upon completion will be one of the largest centre that accommodates virtually 95 percent of all sports.
The Commission requested that a planning committee should be constituted with the staff of the ministry as members for a successful event.
“Sports is being developed in Kaduna State because if youths are not gainfully engaged, they willl engage you through social vices and become a menace on the society.
On his part, Kaduna State Chairman of Beach Soccer Association and caretaker committee chairman of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) Engr.Musa Nimrod appreciated the support of the state government through the ministry in developing sports in the State.
The Cordinator and other officials visited the beach soccer site at the Murtala Square and satisfaction with the ongoing work.