The Technical Director and chief coach of City Rollers FC, Jos Haruna, says he wants to produce the players that will represent Nigeria at the next FIFA under-17 world cup.
City Rollers FC was founded in 1985 and one of the best grassroots football Club in the city of Jos, Plateau state. The club has been in the business of producing stars for teams in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and abroad.
While speaking to OJB SPORT, Haruna has a dream of producing players that will represent the Golden Eaglets come the next of the U-17 world cup edition in Peru next year.
The man with an eagle eye as he is fondly called, says Jos will be the home of future stars for Nigerian Football and Africa in general.
“City rollers FC have been doing well in the age-grade competitions across Nigeria. My team got to the final of the Zenith bank/NFF under-15 football competition in Jos, and also the Mees Palace Tsemba girls under-13 football competition, he said.
While speaking, the general manager of the club Esther John says the team biggest problem is finance hence she is calling on private individuals and company assists the government in the area of sports.
She also called on the Plateau Football Association (PFA) and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to educate coaches on the development of young footballer in order to produce future players for various national teams.
Credits to Noah Noel.