The 4th Edition of the Stephen Keshi Memorial Lecture is set to take place on the 7th of June 2021 at Uyi Grand events centre GRA Benin City Edo State.
The 2021 Lecture packaged and designed by the Stephen Keshi Football and Vocational Training Center, SKFVTC as part of other activities in honour and remembrance of the former Captain and Coach of the Nigeria senior national Football team, the Super Eagles, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi who died on 7th June 2016 in Benin.
The lecture will feature the inauguration of members of the main organising committee of the 4th edition of the annual Stephen Keshi National Under 17 Football tournament, and the unveiling of the plans for the Fund Raising Football Match/ Dinner Award Night for the physical development of the Stephen Keshi Football and Vocational Training Center Obazuwa in Ovia North East local Government Edo State.
The lecture, with the theme ” Traditional Institutions and Grassroots Sports Development in Nigeria: the CFF approach” to x-ray the role of traditional institutions in Community Development and integration using sports, especially football as a major tool
Dignitaries expected at the event include Philip Shaibu, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, who is the Chief Host; Prince Akenzuwa, the Grand Patron of SKFVTC, who is the Royal Father of the day, Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, who is the Special Guest of Honour; and Amaju Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation.