By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Few days after a courtesy visit to the president of the Senate and Patron of the Association, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, some members of the Club Owners Association have left the shores of the country to Spain for the Laliga/ NPFL All Stars tours.
The club Owners delegation led by the Chairman Barr Isaac Danladi left the Murtala Muhammed international airport Lagos early Monday morning aboard air Morrocan plane alongside the NPFL all stars players as well as top officials of the NFF and the League Management Company.
Other members of the Association on the Trip include the Executive Secretary Alloy Chukwuemeka, the Coordinator Mr Jude Anyadufu, chairman of Kano pillars Alh. Kabiru Baita, chairman of Elkanemi warriors Alh. Mala Zanna Kakaje, chairman of Wikki Tourist FC Hon. Isah Matori, Abia Warriors boss High Chief Emeka Inyama, General Manager of Warri Wolves Mr Etu Moses, Vice Chairman of Lobi Stars Mr Mike Idoko, Rivers United General Manager Chief Okey Kpalikwu and the chairman of MFM FC Mr Godwin Enakhena.
Speaking ahead of the journey, the chairman of the Club Owners, Barr Danladi informed @clubowners_NG that the tour would afford his members the opportunity to understudy the workings of the Laliga as well as expose the NPFL players to top European clubs.
He urged his members to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the visit and maximize the usage of all available knowledge and ideas to impact positively on our clubs to improve standard.
The Club Owners boss praised the League Management company for providing the platform aimed at increasing the capacity of the Club Mangers even as he added that the collaboration between the NPFL and Laliga would boost the potentials of the Nigeria domestic league.
Meanwhile, in related development, a 6-man delegation of the Club Owners are set for yet another trip to London next week as they will join one of the NPFL clubs FC IfeanyiUbah to sign a ground breaking partnership agreement with Westham United of England.
The Club Owners delegation would be led by the General Manager Of 3SC Mr Rasheed Balogun, alongside the General Manager of Ikorodu United Mr Dele Gbajumo.
Others members on the trip include the chairman of FC Ifeanyiubah Mr Chukwuma Ubah, Chairman of Niger Tornadoes Alh. Adamu Aliyu and the General Manager of Plateau United Mr Pius Henman.
Club Owners delegation off to Spain for Laliga tour
By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON