Former Super Eagles star, Mutiu Adepoju has described Kano state as the best La Liga support base in Nigeria.
Speaking at La Liga Mini Fans Meet, organised in partnership with Arewa Radio, held in Kano on Sunday to mark the commencement of the 2020-2021 season, Mr Adepoju expressed delight over huge followeship of the Spanish top flight league in Kano.
According to him La Liga is the best league in the world and would come down to develop grassroot football in northern Nigeria especially Kano state.
Mr Adepoju, who is also the ambassador of La Liga in Nigeria commended the fans for good conduct and support without violence.
He cautioned that the season had just kicked off, urging the fans to always restrain themselves from indulging in acts that would dent the image of their well league.
Headmaster, as he is fondly called in his hey days, Mr Adepoju said that he is in Kano in his capacity as La Liga ambassador on the mission to boost the relationship between football fans and the Spanish league.
In his remarks, the head of sports desk, Cool fm/Wazobia/Arewa radio, Babs Sherif-Abdallah said “Kano is the home of La Liga league. This is the starting point , more benefits will come to La Liga fans in Kano and Northern Nigeria.
“we have brought La Liga closer to the fans. The season has just flagged off. We will not relent. We will continue to cement the tripod of the jolly relation, for the good of our game.” he stated.