Former Super Eagles midfielder, Seyi George Olofinjana has; disclosed that he decided to throw his weight behind the maiden Africa Students Football Union (ASFU) invitational championship because; he loves the idea of soccer players mixing education with sports.
Man City score seven in FA Cup stroll, Oldham knock out Fulham Olofinjana, who got a university degree while competing at the highest level in Nigeria, has already gone ahead to; donate a trophy for the upcoming Africa students competition.
He pledged to do even more for the union, as he stressed the need for footballers to have a good education that will aid them after retiring from Africa students football competition.
Olofinjana, who was; at the weekend unveiled as an ASFU ambassador, said; he wants to contribute his quota to the success of the invitational undergraduates’ football championship set to hold in Lagos this month. He added:
“This is a good Championship that will help African University Students successfully combine education and football. “While I support youths to play football as a career, I would also want them to be learned.