In 1994 when Nigeria qualified for the very first time for the World Cup, a committee with members from each state of the federation was set up by the Federal Military Government to raise private funds to manage a successful outing at the mundial.
Chief (Dr) Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu was made the chairman of the committee.
Our top 10 icons were chosen by Nigerians in an e-mail survey from a list of 45 great Nigerian sports persons. These icons were approached to serve as the face of the new plans to bring a new life to our sports.
The NSDFI implementation project is named Basic Olive Opportunity Sports Training (BOOST) meant to bring one million children into sports in the country in three years. It is piloted under the auspices of the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc (NSDFI).
If you are a currently below 20 years of age as at 31st January 2018, whether you have been representing Nigeria or not, preferably, you must have been an athlete, especially in any of the sports, you can be on our programme;
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"Using the power of sport as a tool for social change" - Boost Mission Statement