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Yarma donate sports items to Gombe FA worth N500,000


Yarma donate sports items to Gombe FA worth N500,000


By Auwal Ilyasu


The Pioneer Executive Chairman, Gombe State Sports Commission, Malam Farouk Yarma has donated items worth N500,000 to Gombe State Football Association.


Yarma donated the final match of the state league between Nasarawa United FC and Landa boys FC at Pantani Township Stadium on Sunday 4th July 2021.

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Our Correspondent reported that and Landa FC Gombe defeated Nasarawa United 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out.


Malam Farouk Yarma, a one-time General Coordinator and board member of Gombe United Football Club said he donated the items to improve the Football activities in the state.


“The items donated are one giant gold trophy, one set of jerseys, 7 balls, 25 gold medals for the winners, one set of jerseys, 25 silver medals, 5 balls for the runners up while the second runners up went home with 3 balls.


“Individual prices include two pairs of boots for the highest goal scorer & best player of the league,” Yarma said.


Also, the league’s best goalkeeper was awarded a new pair of hand gloves, and Five gold medals for match officials who officiated the finals were part of items provided by the donor.


Also Speaking, Musa Manu said the philanthropic gesture was the latest of Yarma’s charity to Gombe state football as he currently owns the Nigerian Nationwide side FC Yarmalight.


“This gesture and his other philanthropic act towards football in the state has retained his status as the number one lover and promoter of grassroots football in Gombe state.


“Yarma is among few people in the state supporting football activities with their money, he was Commissioner during Dankwambo administration and member of PDP but that did make him not help Gombe State FA under the APC government,” Manu added.

Yarma donate sports items to Gombe FA worth N500,000

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