We saw a different Dr Ifeanyi Ubah, a delighted and emotional one as he walked into the venue on Wednesday at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.
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He was quickly surrounded by press men to get a share from the happiness and also to explain the reasons behind the massive partnership.
Speaking at the event, Dr. Ubah said grassroots development was key in the partnership as well building a football dynasty.
He said: “We partnered with West Ham because we want to grow our football from the scratch and we want to take our kids back to football”
Ubah also reveals how the partnership will improve Nigeria football.
He said: “We are building 1000 academy schools that will kick start next year, we want to set up kids’ tournament across the federation”
“We are also kick starting West Ham Talent Hunt in December and that’s more reason they are in Nigeria now”