The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) board member, who has been busy building alliances with some relevant organs around the world in pursuit of excellence for Nigerian women soccer, in the weekend disclosed that her ambition is to ensure fans frequently add going to stadiums to watch women soccer matches in their calendar.
This, she said, could be carried out by making a family-friendly atmosphere at match venues across the country.
Speaking during the just-concluded NWFL/LaLiga Show Another Negative Challenge, Falode stated her body went into an alliance with the Spanish LaLiga in its bid to build a team that was sustainable and offer the gamers opportunities to boost their livelihood.
“Soccer belongs to the fans, and it’s important to create opportunities and platforms to engage and interact with them outside match days.
“The NWFL is constructing the cubes of assurance of Nigeria’s football lovers to buy into our vision of turning to a global league manufacturer finally.
“We will not get there all at once. It is taken so much for to where we are today, and it will take so much more to arrive at our destination. This is why it’s very important to acquire the cooperation and cooperation of all stakeholders- that the fans are a main part of the collaboration.
“One of these collaborations is responsible for this occasion, and with a lot more purposeful relationships like we have with LaLiga, we’ll go further towards our goal.”
She thanked the LaLiga because of its strategic partnership in building the blocks of creating the Nigerian Women Football League a strong force among women soccer leagues in the world.
Falode stated: “In 2018, in an agreement signed in Spain by me personally and the La Liga Women’s Department, La Liga entered a partnership with all the NWFL that permits Nigerian women to league winners embark on a tour of Spain, where quality matches will be arranged for them to further raise the standard of the game.
“The exact same arrangement included the institution of a technical partnership with the NWFL to train most of the coaches in the NWFL Premiership clubs in Advanced Coaching Courses and Seminar geared toward fostering their technical knowledge.
These culminated in the world-class standard of play exhibited with each of the teams which qualified for the Super Six in Ijebu Ode.
“The deliberate efforts of La Liga to take Nigerian women’s football league to the pinnacle of this sex game in the world is well appreciated.”
Before, NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, praised Falode and her team for their consistency and renewed vigour to further develop women’s soccer in Nigeria.
He praised NWFL for showing that it has the capability to increase the game to the greatest possible level, including that the body has shown that with dedication and careful planning women football could rise to great heights.