Golden Eaglets Head coach, Manu Garba has described the Kano State Sports Institute as a laudable project being undertaken by Kano State governor Dr, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
The victorious National Under-17 World Cup-winning team on Tuesday visited the sprawling edifice located in Karfi under Kura LGA. On the entourage were also board members including Dr. Shehu Adamu; Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed Fresh as well as Mallam Ibrahim Musa (SA to NFF President).
Manu said while comparing the edifice to the massive Aspire Academy of Sports Excellency in Doha, Qatar: “This is money well-spent for sports development and we want to commend Governor Kwankwaso for a job well done.”
Gombe said the target of the KSI is to be the first Sports University in Africa in the foreseeable future, saying the state is committed to the project.
The Golden Eaglets also visited the Kofarnaisa Ultra Modern Sports Complex located in Sharada Area within the Kano City. Though still under construction, Gara Gombe said the site would accommodate 21 sports with 11 football pitches earmarked as facilities for sports science centre and theatre.