Ahmed Yusuf Fresh nominated for Football Africa Awards

By Daily Sports on October 26, 2017

Views: 1,364

Nigeria’s seasoned football administrator Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has been nominated in the inaugural Football Africa Awards for the categories of African Football Executive of the Year and African Football Newsmaker of the Year Awards respectively.

The Awards, which is part of the first edition of the Football Africa Forum, will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 30 November to 1 December 2017 as a large delegation of Nigerian football luminaries are expected to attend the gathering.

Fresh's contribution towards the development of football in Nigeria during his lifetime and especially as a serving executive member of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) for six years, has not gone unnoticed, hence his nomination in these two prestigious categories. Fresh also served as the head of CAF’s Technical Study Group in 2015 during the 19th African Youth Championship finals, which was held in Senegal.

Mr. Gerrit Davids, Founder and Director of the Football African Forum and Awards made the announcement of Fresh’s nominations earlier this week in Johannesburg.

Davids paid tribute to Fresh and stated that “it came as no surprise that his nomination was the first to be confirmed by the organisers as it speaks volumes for the contribution he has made to football as a most humble servant and of which he is highly deserving of this honour.”

Davids says that Fresh’s nomination is not only leading the many that will come out of Nigeria for the Awards, but is also the first across the continent to be listed as a nominee for the Chairman’s Awards in these categories.

Commenting on Fresh’s nomination, the National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers, (NANPF), President, Dahiru Sadi (MFR), said the nomination is indeed a fitting tribute to Fresh's more than 25 years of unselfish service to Nigerian Football and that the players union is fully endorsing his nomination.

The Awards ceremony will also screen live the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals Draw during the Gala-Dinner.

Photo shows seasoned Nigerian football administrator Ahmed Yusuf Fresh

Source Daily Sports

Posted October 26, 2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

You may also like...
Zambia propose Spain training camp for Eagles World...

Huge blow for Arsenal as Bellerin ruled out...

Leicester, Man City agree £25 deal for Iheanacho...

Tyson Fury opponent for comeback revealed

Official: Ikeme out of Algeria World Cup Qualifier...

USA, Canada and Mexico to make joint bid...

 

Latest News Breaking: Super Eagles bounce back powerfully in Russia, beat Iceland to brighten qualification chances World Cup Cracker: Iceland’s star midfielder set to miss Nigeria clash Pastor demands money to pray for Super Eagles’ win over Iceland Ndidi ready to die for Nigeria against Iceland No sex ban for Iceland ahead of Nigeria cracker Rohr: Nigeria are underdogs against Iceland Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles battle Iceland in Volgograd World Cup: Croatia’s Modric feels for Messi after Argentina flop Man Utd complete Fred deal Why younger players are not winning Grand Slams — Federer Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education BREAKING NEWS: Croatia humiliate Argentina 3-0 to romp into Russia 2028 knockout stage

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (43,696 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (36,062 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (34,995 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (33,938 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (33,009 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (32,698 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (32,263 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (31,929 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (29,257 views) World Cup Friendlies: Eagles Beware! (28,529 views) Let’s save Kelechi Emeteole's life! Let’s follow Omeruo, others' shining examples (28,204 views) Nkechi Obi and Nationwide League: One success story (27,537 views)

 

 

 

 

 

News Athletics (242) Basketball (93) Boxing (480) Columnists (313) Euro Soccer Update (2980) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (39) Golf (62) Interviews (13) Live Commentary (2) News (3635) NPL Glo Premier League (950) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (5) Tennis (389)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media