The Director of Football Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka has revealed that the ideology and philosophy of the team has helped many players to stardom.
The Director, who is also the Secretary Premier League Club Owners Association of Nigeria disclosed this on Saturday at the club’s secretariat during a courtesy visit on him by the members of the Kwara All Stars football family.
Chukwuemeka revealed that the mandate given to ABS management by the club proprietor, former Governor of Kwara State and former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki is to provide a platform for young talents to flourish and make the team one of the best in the country.
“I can tell you confidently that we have developed about 70% of professional players in Kwara today, that is why you can always see one or two ABS product in all professional clubs across the country at all levels” he noted.
The Director further stated that the strong football structure of the club which supports players development has manifested in the recent achievement of one of its players, Olakunle Olusegun, who signed for Fremad Amager FC in Denmark and scored hatrick in his first game and Mubaraq Gata who is also moving to Belgium for a trial very soon.
Chukwuemeka called on All Stars members to support the team’s aspiration to be the best in the country so that it will continue to use its platform to boost the players chances to stardom.
Earlier in his remarks, Mallam Idris Ahmed, the vice Chairman of Kwara All Stars who led the delegation of the executives and the Board of trustees of the football outfit commended ABS for its unique drive in helping football talents grow and urge them not to relent on their oars.
He assured ABS FC of their support, adding that the team members who are more of ex-international will always be ready to provide their experiences to the advantage of the team.
Some of the guests at the event includes, the Chairman of Kwara United,Kumbi Titiloye, ace Sportscaster, Bayour Issah, kwara SWAN Chairman,Jimoh Bashir, and Tunde Sanni former Technical Adviser of ABS FC.