Third religion in Nigeria. Unifying catalyst in diversity. The love and passion for football in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized.
Thousands of teenagers aspire to attain great heights in the sport and they dream to play in big European leagues and also play amongst the world's best players. They look up to these phenomenal players that have made the ranks against all odds, coming from the back streets and slums to make big money and fame.
Despite the lack of infrastructure, equipments and funds to develop their talents, they create their own system of leagues and competitions to showcase and expose their raw skills.
Several young players have succeeded, propeling themselves into stardom in the absence of an effective grassroots football policy.