By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka
With barely three weeks to the second edition of Maureen Mmadu Football Kiddies Camp, the one sports fiesta for the girl child in Anambra State has continued to gather applause and support from well meaning Nigerians.
Among them are the member representing Nnewi North/Nnewi South/Ekwusigo at the lower chamber of the National Assembly, Hon Chris Azubogu, the chairman of Peace Airline, Chief Allen Onyema, the managing Director of Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS, Uche Nworah, the Managing Director of National Light Newspaper, Chuka Nnabuife, among others.
Also throwing his weight behind the programme is former Nigeria Football Federation Technical Director, Bitrus Bewarang who will grace the opening ceremony on April 2, 2021 as the Special Guest of Honour.
The former technical director of Plateau United who has been following the progress of the Maureen Mmadu in a telephone conversation with the ex queen of the round leather game expressed his delight at the opportunity to identify with the grassroot development based program, first, east of the Niger
Also expected at the kiddies football camp are Ambassador Mmadu’s colleagues from Norway.
Highlight of the second edition is the selection process that would see three budding young talents between the ages of 10-18 getting full scholarship to study and nurse their talent abroad.
The camp which will be open to girls aged 10-18 will hold at Washington Grammar School, Onitsha from 2nd to 9th April, 2021.