In a bid to develop sporting activities in the Federal Capital Territory, the FCT Sports Association has collectively agreed to form a body that will champion the cause of sports development in the nation’s capital city.
This was made known in a communique issued after the meeting of all the chairmen of FCT Sports Associations held at the Dalchfit Suite/Gym, Hotel Gwarinpa.
The chairmen led by a former President of the Nigeria Golf Federation, Dr. Deshi Peter resolved to form a body to be named Forum Of FCT Sports Associations (FOFSA) which will be tasked to take sports to the next level in the city.
In the same vein, an interim steering committee headed by the FCT Squash president, Chief Edem Selong was set up to ensure the FCT sports community experience the best of times in terms of sports administration and development by liaising with the FCT Sports department with the aim of recovering all lands allocated for Sports development purposes.
The committee is to enhance on the need for grassroot sports, development programmes with the aim of discovering hidden/budding athletes while looking at the means of stopping the poaching of athletes by other states from the FCT.
In his acceptance speech on behalf of the committee, Chief Edem Selong thanked the Association for the confidence reposed on the team and promised to use his wealth of experience in sports administration and vast contacts within and outside Sports circles, to ensure that FCT occupies a place of pride in Sports in the Country and even beyond.