Renowned sports philantropist and top politician based in Sapele, Delta State, Honourable Micheal Diden, has maintained his tradition of youth development by sponsoring 9 players of football academy to Europe for trails.
This was in fulfillment of his earlier pledge to Academy For Stars to foot the bills of nine top stars to Europe. The players jetted out of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos at the weekend for Albania on a Turkish Airways flight.
“It has always been my desire to touch the lives of youths in Sapele, Delta State and Nigeria generally. It is not about the money but its about producing and inspiring youths that the country can be proud of tomorrow.
“I have done this to inspire other youths and it is my prayer that they get good clubs abroad towards betterment of their lives, families and the Nigerian society as a whole”, declared Diden Ejele who beside his political engagements does not miss weekend football playing with Sapele All Stars at the Sapele Township Stadium.
Meanwhile, England based president of Academy for Stars who is also a registered player Agent, Elvis Ewruje has expressed gratitude to Hon. Micheal Diden Ejele for not only sponsorship the trip of the nine players but for his championing the rise of Sapele again in sports and revival economically, socially and politically.
“Hon. Micheal Diden Ejele means well for Nigerian Youths and only God can bless him for his enormous moral and financial support to Sapele, Delta and Nigerian youths. We are inspired and will by God’s special grace not let him and other sports loving philanthropists down in any way”. Summarized Ewruje before leading the players abroad.