Valiant Football Club announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Kwara Football Academy (KFA) on player development.
The strategic partnership is aimed at providing career developmental opportunities to players who are set to take their professional football journey to the next level.
Key commitment includes moving of exceptional players from KFA to Valiant FC which plays in the National League One and The Creative Championship for further development and exposure to new opportunities.
CEO of Valiant FC Japhet Zubairu said: “This partnership is a watershed that will open a new vista for a productive relationship between us and KFA.”
“The academy stands tall as a hub of football talents in the country, so we need to create a window of opportunities for the talents that abound in it.”
“This is a good partnership for all parties involved and we are excited to move this relationship forward. KFA is notable to be a frontline in modern-day football development in Nigeria with a lot of talents going through the academy year in, year out,” he concluded.
KFA administrator Mallam Bako Ibrahim said: “The academy will continue to explore all the available means in order to connect its players with real opportunities.”
Ibrahim also added that the partnership is coming as a result of the potential and prospect of the academy, further explaining that the management believes it will bridge the gap between the players in the academy and the rest of the world.
“This academy is known for producing great football talents. Our products spread across Europe and other parts of the world and we hope that this partnership will serve as a springboard to export our products to the world as we continue to sustain the inception message of the academy,” he said.
Both parties will also share business ideas, templates for player development and modern football management best practices.