Rivers United FC Team Coordinator Badawiy Basir has commended the Nigeria Football Federation Board Member, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh over the recent honorary recognition bestowed on him by a South Africa based Sport Institute.
Fresh, member of the CAF technical and development committee was honoured by the Africa Football Institute as the ‘Newsmaker for the year twenty-seventeen’ at South Africa at the weekend.
Bashir made this known to Maxi Sports on Wednesday December 6 shortly after his team Rivers United booked Semi final spot in the ongoing South East and South West pre season at Nnewi.
“Fresh has done well for himself and Football in Nigeria, He has empowered the youth through organising tournaments for them at the grassroots”
“I believe more will come because he’s still working hard, I’m happy we are in the next stage of this tournament, I personally wish Fresh well”
The Niger State Football Association Chairman Ahmed Fresh was of the recipient of New Telegraph award at Lagos for is huge contribution to Football in Nigeria.
He has also been honoured by different Sports body in the country, all to his passionate commitment to the development of the round leather game from the lowest level.