Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Rivers State lawmaker Hon Kelechi Nwogu kicks off the building of a mini Fifa standard stadium in Omuma

A member of the Rivers State House of Assembly representing the Omuma constituency, Hon Kelechi Nwogu has officially kicked start a project on his constituency just few days after he was given an award for Sports Development in the state.


Hon Kelechi with the aim of taking Omuma to the world, kicked start the construction of a mini stadium in his constituency in order to take the youths off the street and engaging them in sports.

The lawmaker shared some photos on his facebook page and wrote;
Taking Omuma To The World.Barely five days after Hon. Kelechi Nwogu was given a prestigious award for sport development in Rivers State, the sport loving lawmaker has started the construction of an artificial turf mini stadium with a seating capacity of 2000 in Eberi-Omuma. the goal lines is 64 m (70 yd) wide, and the touchlines is 100 m (110 yd) long, which is the FIFA standard. 
Hon. Kelechi Nwogu explained that he decided to go for an artificial turf because it would be easier to maintain, he also said the aim and objectives of the stadium are: (1) To take talented Omuma youths off the street to the league (2) To make Omuma an attraction for football players, promoters, and enthusiasts. 
There will be a hotel behind the stadium so that any professional football club in Nigeria can use it for pre-season camping, it can also be used to host inter university games like FASU, FISU, and NUGA. When completed, the edifice will be the first artificial turf in any local government area in Rivers State, and it would bring people from all works of life, far and near to Omuma.
See photos below!















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