The General Manager Kwara United FC Mr. Bashir Badawiy, an Irah, Kwara State-born football administrator has been rated high by a football administrator in Nigeria.
Despite the challenges, sports shutdown and economic crises covid19 posed this year, the realist manager organized an exemplary tournament in Port Harcourt Rivers State Nigeria.
Preseason is a tournament meant for shaping up teams and battle ready when the league and other national and continental engagement starts proper.
On this note, the former team coordinator at Rivers United was praised and commended as a result of his management skills and experience over the years for the successful tournament hosted by Rivers State Government.
The CAF Champions League winner and the former Super Falcons head coach said he’s very impressed with the organisation and happy with the level of professionalism put in the tournament.
The Sunshine Stars FC head coach spoke high of the tournament.
“This tournament is a good way to get to know what exactly you have at your disposal. Seeing a nonleague side giving Rivers United a run for their money shows how the organisers have gone to making it worthy”
The proprietor of the Ottasolo international took his team for the tournament and won the best team of the tournament with a series of professionalism that shows in the team’s performance.
“The tournament gave our players the platform to participate with the best in the Nigeria League and of course helps to elevate the club and the players’ career.”
The Olympic Gold medalist and the President of the National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers were amazed at the level of organizations and also to show support for players playing in the local league.
“We are working hard to make sure the players get better welfare and also the good news is that we are now one but I must commend the organizers especially Bashir Badawiy and his team”
The Commissioner of Sports and Youths Development Hon. Boma Iyaye said he was very satisfied with the tournament and also gave kudos to the former Rivers United team coordinator Mr Bashir Badawiy and his team.
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The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development who doubles as the President of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Hon. Sirawo Honour gave his remarks that the game was very competitive and applauded of fair play being displayed throughout the tournament. He concluded by appreciating the Coordinator of the tournament and his team.
The secretary of Nigeria Professional Football League Club Owners had to praise the organizers especially Bashir Badawiy and his team for a job well done as regards the organization of the tournament.