Mohammed and Samson unveiling the Jersey donated by Niyi and Haji.

By Abubakar Hassan

Two former players of Niger Golden Boys FC of Minna, Mustapha Haji and Niyi Alade, who currently ply their trade in Qatar, have donated a set of Jersey to their youth club.

Presenting the set of Jersey on behalf of the donors to the club officials shortly after the team’s Thursday training, Bidemi Alade said Niyi and Haji felt it is time for them to start given back to their youth club where they were groomed to be the professionals they are today.

He said Niyi and Haji always have Golden Boys in their hearts and will always identify themselves with the club for shaping them to become professionals in their choosen career.

“Mustapha Haji and Niyi have always kept Niger Golden Boys close to their hearts. This is the club where they learn the basics of football and the discipline they needed to excel in their football career before the opportunity came for them to travel out,” Bidemi said.

He also promised that the gesture was the beginning of more good things to come to the club from Niyi and Haji.

Similarly, another former player of the club who is now a successful business man in Minna, Ekene Emeka (Walker) has donated two sets of training wears to the club.

Responding on behalf of the players of the club after receiving the items, the general captain of the club, Mohammed Tumbuleke appreciated the gesture and prays to God to continue to protect the donors and make them record more achievements in their career.

He also urged other former players of the club who have excelled in life to emulate Niyi and Haji by supporting the club with football equipment, especially as the club was currently on the process of revival to return to its former status of a Nationwide League One (NLO) Club.