He said that the newly built stadium was constructed inside the school premises to further develop young talents through the New Hall Football Academy which was an offshoot of the school.
“Apart from the stadium, we also have a multipurpose hall to engage our student in other sports.
He added that the stadium would be inaugurated by the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, while Peter Rufai, a former goalkeeper of the Super Eagles would be the sport personality of the day.
Agbaje said that other sports ambassador of the academy, such as Segun Odegbami, Chioma Ajunwa, Eniefiok Obong and Friday Ekpo would also be on ground to grace the occasion.
The director said that the stadium would be open to schools and other academies, noting that the facility would be well maintained for sustainability.
Also, Henry Iwunyanwu, the manager of the academy, said the academy which was founded in 2018 by the school had help to discover and groom budding talents in football.
Iwunyanwu, who is a UEFA licensed coach, said the construction of the stadium would attract more youngsters to the academy.
“The construction of the ultra modern sporting facility is a major plus for the academy and we intend to leverage on it to groom more talents in football.
“We have hostels, gymnasium, a physiotherapy centre and dressing rooms that are all attached to the stadium and that is what is obtainable outside the country,” he said.
The coach added that the academy was currently in partnership with Manchester City FC of England to further enlarge its scope.
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