The Federal Government grants Ighalo a new appointment
The Federal Government grants Ighalo a new appointment as an Ambassador of the National Principal’s Cup. The news was confirmed on Tuesday the 22nd of June, 2021.
The Federal Government has appointed ex-Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, as an Ambassador of the National Principal’s Cup.
This news was confirmed by the media office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Tuesday, the 22nd of June, 2021.
Ighalo paid Dare a visit to the Moshood Abiola Stadium located in the capital city of Abuja which is undergoing rehabilitation and renovation.
Ighalo went to inspect the ongoing work being done at the stadium to ensure that it is up to standard.
“You have served this country faithfully and you will continue to be a good ambassador of this country,” Dare said.
The minister made it clear that Ighalo was a worthy candidate and deserved the position of ambassador. He believes the former Super Eagles super striker will do an excellent job as the ambassador.
Furthermore, the minister added: “Note that Principal’s Cup used to be the engine room that supplied most of our best players and it speaks to the heart of Grassroot Sports Development. To give it life, we came up with Flagship Ambassadors of the Principal’s Cup with Daniel Amokachi, Joseph Dosu, Mary Onyali, Tajudeen Disu picked as Ambassadors. You have also been appointed As National Principal’s Cup Ambassador to motivate our young students.”
Ighalo responded by saying: “It’s a great privilege to see you sir, and I have been following up on what you’ve been doing, granting me a chance to see you means a lot to me. For the first time, we’ve seen sports moving forward as a business in Nigeria with your push and initiatives. Thank you so much for what you ate doing for sports development.”
The federal government also vows to support Ighalo even as he carries out his duties.
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