The immediate past president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has lifted his ancestral home, Ode Itsekiri with a FIFA approved football pitch as well as other complementing facilities.
These include five event tents, 100 event chairs and other facilities. According to the FIFA Council and CAF Executive Committee member, a football academy will be part of the programme at the venue which inauguration was attended by the chiefs of Warri.
The project is a donation of his foundation, the BownHill Foundation. Hear him: “…we build for purpose… to cater for the youths and take them off the streets and creeks…”
Apart from the regular activities, the facility will also host celebrity games. These and more are explained in a video clip.