By Akeem Busari
Ekiti State Football Association has scored another major point in its unflinching quests to develop football in the state, as it launch its official football portal, Sunday, November, 1st, 2020.
The official website domain which iswww.ekitifootball.org, is expected to be a channel for the public to get relevant information including news releases, competition schedules and related news from the State FA.
Speaking with journalists on the epochal event, the obviously elated Chairman of the Ekiti State Football Association, Bayo Olanlege, explained that the website is one of the several projects of the state FA, aimed at further developing football in the state. He enthused that it would also provide better exposure to activities at the grassroots, especially from the football councils in each local government area.
Olanlege stressed that the website will, among other things, help the association with improved visibility on the domestic and international front as well as open up new vitsa for the marketing and promotion of football activities in the State. He added that this development would further improve the credibility, efficiency and coverage of the association’s activities.
Olanlege renowned for his astuteness and resourcefulness, reiterated that football players are the primary assets of football institutions, would be forward, registered with the FA at various levels for adequate monitoring in real-time.
The Biodata of all members of the affiliates of the state FA, would also be collated and kept using this digital medium. Much more,
information about football coaches, referees, as well as staff of affiliated football outfits shall be included in this new development, he revealed.