The German Football League will on Saturday, July 9, launch a community initiative, Common Ground, in Nigeria, to promote personal development and active participation in society by young people.
sportbusinessbrand.com gathered that the launch of the initiative will coincide with the inauguration of a street football pitch at Ojokoro, a Lagos surburb.
Former Super Eagles captain, who had an amazing career with Bundesliga side, Eintracht Frankfurt, will serve as Ambassador. The Nigerian is a member of the exclusive Bundesliga Network, composed of Legends of the league.
Okocha recently spent some time playing football with children and adolescents in the community.
A Common Ground is a safe space consisting of a street football pitch, a youth organising office and a whole concept of quality education towards social change.
Common Grounds enable young people to meet, have positive social experiences and develop their potential.
About German Football League
The German Football League, Deutsche Fußball Liga, in German, is the body responsible for the organisation of the Bundesliga and 2 Bundesliga