Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has donated N50 million to members of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry Football Club MFM FC, for their impressive performance at the Nigeria Professional Football League last season.
Governor Ambode, announced the donation when he received the footballers and staff of MFM FC along with top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation at the statehouse in Alausa yesterday November 1st. He applauded the team for qualifying for the CAF Champions league holding next year.
He donated N25 million to the footballers and officials of the club for qualifying for the CAF Champions League and another N25 million to ensure hitch-free campaign as well as adequately prepare for the tournament.
“We have directed the Lagos State Sports Commission to make sure that everything needed to ensure that Agege Stadium is certified by CAF for champion league is done,” Ambode said.
The Governor said the State Sports Commission had been directed to ensure that the Agege Stadium which is the home-ground of MFM FC, be put in good shape to meet up with the CAF standard before inspection in December.