World Football Summit: Enoh parleys Samoura ,Yunus on sports development


Sen. John Owan Enoh, the honorable minister of sports development, is in Seville, Spain for the World Football Summit, where he is promoting Nigeria’s desire to participate in the economic value-chain of sports, particularly football.

In order to promote sports development in the most populous black nation in the world, Senator Enoh met with FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura on the opening day of the main event.


The Minister also met with accomplished Bangladeshi sports investor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Dr. Muhammad Yunus, as the duo advanced discussions on sports investment.

Nigeria’s delegation at the foremost global football event includes former special adviser on Sports to the President and board member of the Nigerian Premier Football League, Daniel Amokachi, 2nd Vice President, Nigerian Football Federation and Chairman, Nigerian Premier Football League, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye.

The delegation also includes the Special Assistant to the Honourable Minister of Sports Development on Strategy and Implementation, Brendan Ndifon, and Deputy Director at the Ministry, Olumide Bamiduro.

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