Worried by the dwindling performance of the Kwara State darling team, Kwara United Football Club, the State House of Assembly, has directed its relevant Standing Committee to convene stakeholders meeting with a view to restore its lost glory.
The House gave the directive in its today’s sitting following a Motion sponsored by Honorable Olumide Awolola and co-sponsored by Honorable Abdulgafar Ayinla (and Honorable Abdullahi Danbaba.
The Speaker. Engineer Yakubu Danladi, disclosed that the present precarious condition of the state’s team is worrisome and requires the inputs of all the stakeholders in proffering enduring solutions to its dwindling performance. The Speaker challenged his colleagues to sponsor football tournaments in their constituencies to discover hidden talents.
Honorable Awolola had while raising the Motion recalled the glorious days of the Football Club and identified injustice in recruitment of players and technical crew, indiscipline and non indigenization of its players and coaches as factors that militated against her sterling performance at the national league.
The other co-sponsors emphasized the need to revive school sports and intra state football competitions to discover hidden talents at the grassroot, feeder team and involvement of ex footballers from the state in the management of the club to restore its glory.