A new twist of excitement is in the air concerning the NLO Super 8 slated to begin next week in Katsina as officers of La Liga have promised to grace the occasion in furtherance with the partnership the custodian of Spain elite league have with the cradle of football in Nigeria.
Olushola Ogunnowo in a chat with the media in Abuja revealed that the Country Director of La Liga Global Network and his representatives have confirmed that they will be at Katsina to witness action on the field as the eight teams in the tournament battles for supremacy from the blast of the whistle.
“There was a meeting we held in Lagos between the NLO and the Country Director of La Liga , Javier Del Rio and he stated that it categorically that La Liga representatives will be at NLO Super 8 to witness the matches live at the Mohammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina city,” Ogunnowo said .
He stressed further that : “The nationwide league is saturated with a lot of youthful talented footballers and the NLO is not surprised that La Liga will be sending their scouts to watch the players that will be paraded by the eight teams in the tournament.”
“Their purpose of coming is to fulfill their partnership with NLO, which is in area of players development and i am quite sure that they will see some players with unique football talents at the tournament,” he added.
The NLO Super 8 tournament is expected to kick off on December 4 and it will end on December 9 in Katsina state.