The management of the Nigeria Youth Soccer Academy (NYSA) has congratulated the Flying Eagles and the Golden Eaglets for their qualification for the FIFA Under-20 and Under-17 World Cups respectively.
Speaking on behalf of the management in Calabar, the Director of the Academy, Navy Captain E.O. Nmoyem particularly commended Abduljalil Ajagun of the Flying Eagles and Akinjide Idowu Elijah of the Golden Eaglets, both products of the Academy for their immense contributions towards the qualifications of both teams for the FIFA Championships.
Navy Captain Nmoyem further praised the vision and initiative of the Cross River State Government, the Nigerian Navy and the Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) for their partnership in establishing the Nigeria Youth Soccer Academy in Calabar.
The Nigeria Youth Soccer Academy which was established in 2004 through the partnership of the Cross River State government, the Nigeria Navy and YSFON is to afford Nigerian youths the opportunity of combining football training and academics.
The Academy over the years through its well designed programme has produced talented young Nigerian footballers and also fostered unity among diverse religious and cultural affiliations.