By Dean Mongo Eyieh
President Henry Awantoh Neba has told Fako Divisional league clubs to plant more seeds of marketing than just wining on the pitches.
The Options SA boss was speaking Saturday after donating 75 balls to all 18 clubs set to take part in the forthcoming Fako league.
” The greatest winner is the one that has the ability to market players. We have to be able to draw the road map between marketing and competiting.
‘ Alot of clubs want to win but I want to encourage them to be able to compete in the marketplace and not the field.
‘ The end of football is the business and stakeholders must begin to understand that it’s business,’ Awantoh said.
Each clubs received four balls from the charismatic President who said he hopes to create a network of clubs whose focus is not only to identify and produce the next generation Cameroonian footballers but are ready to fuel the respective financial engines.
‘ You can win today and everyone is happy but tomorrow you will need money to pay coaches, scouts and build pitches.’
Reacting to the donation, the President of Eemsa 22, Dikonge Njoh Ifase said the his club will forever remained indebted to Awantoh Neba for this kind gesture. He urged his peers to emulate this shining example.
On his part Fako League President, Moore Joseph had unreservedly praised for the donor, revealing that it the first of its kind in the history of the Fako Divisional league.