The Acting Managing Director of the NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (NDDC), PROF. NELSON BRAMBAIFA has come to the rescue of THE DANA CUP football competition bound SIA-ONE SOCCER ACADEMY as the Commission agreed to bankroll the trip according to

An elated SAMSON SIASIA, founder and promoter of   SIA-ONE SOCCER ACADEMY told journalists that all is now set for the teenage players to hit the competition venue as soon as they get their visas while thanking the NDDC boss PROF. BRAMBAIFA for helping the youths of Niger Delta states.

In his words “The NDDC boss Prof. Nelson Brambaifa has come to our rescue. He has agreed to release funds for our team to participate in this year’s Dana Cup football tournament in Denmark”

“Prof. Brambaifa’s resolve to empower the youths of the Niger Delta states through sports and also to bring them together to realize their potentials through sports encouraged him to accept to sponsor the Academy’s trip to Denmark for the Dana Cup football competition” SIASIA said.

The former SUPER EAGLES  Head  Coach  further  used the opportunity to thank the NDDC boss for his genuine interest in youths development and empowerment in the Niger Delta states and his resolve to ensure peace reigns in the region.

According to him “The Academy and most especially the young players aspiring to participate in their first ever International football competition are very grateful to Prof. Brambaifa for his magnanimous and genuine interest in youths development and progress in the Niger Delta states.

“We are now confident and happy and the players have promised to do well in the Dana Cup competition to make Nigeria proud since the Academy is representing the country in the International competition.

“We are now waiting for the Embassy of Denmark in Abuja to release our visas so that we can embark on the journey” SIASIA concluded.

The DANA CUP COMPETITION is an annual football competition that brings together players and  leaders  from  around the World to Denmark  .

The 2019 Dana Cup competition edition will be played from the 22nd to the 27th of July, 2019.