(Chairman FCT FA)

ADAM Mouktar Mohammed is the elected Chairman of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Football Association, and Vice-President of Nigeria Teqball Federation.

Mohammed majored in Accounting and Economics at the Middlesex University in the United Kingdom, before he bagged an MBA from the American International University in London.

He became a FIFA licensed players’ agent in 2003 and four years later, he brokered a record transfer of 2007 FIFA U17 World Cup top scorer Macaulay Chrisantus to German Bundesliga club Hamburger SV. He has also been involved with a reputable football academy, FC Hearts, which is run by his family. FC Hearts have featured in various international tournaments in China, Sweden, Ghana, and the Benin Republic.

The academy has since produced several top players like Alhassan Yusuf (IFK Goteborg/Sweden), Paul Mukairu (RSC Anderlecht/Belgium), and Abdulssalam Magashy (Varnamo/Sweden).

Adam caught the “football bug” while schooling in England, and he says through the beautiful game he has been able to touch the lives of millions.

‘The Chairman of the people’ as he is fondly called, who is on the Organizing Committee for NFF Competition, has bagged many awards after transforming football in the FCT within the short time he has headed the FA.

He is also an accomplished businessman with interests ranging from mining to real estate as well as a dynamic politician, who has contested various elective positions and hopes to bring value to the polity.

Immediately after his inauguration in 2019 as FCT FA Chairman, the young and dynamic football administrator hit the ground running.

The long-awaited FCT FA League was given a new lease of life with a totally repackage tournament. At the end of the tournament, WACO Football Academy emerges winners. Trophies and cash prizes were given to the best team and players in the league.

He organized the U15 Boys competition to catch them young. All six Area council’s in the federal capital featured in this tournament. Top talents scouted from this tournament have been assembled to build a strong and standard under 15 team for the federal capital territory.

Mouktar Mohammed hosted the Bayern Munich trophy tour led by the legendary Giovane Elber. Bayern Munich youth cup was organized in Nigeria for the third time and the FCT youth team was in attendance.

Also, under his watch, FCT emerged top of their qualifying group in style to advance to the National Sports Festival EDO 2020. The federal capital team is expected to successfully defend the Gold medal they won on home soil in 2018.

Mouktar Mohammed organized a beach soccer tournament in the federal capital territory at the scenic Jabi Lake Resort.   He has introduced Teqball which is played over a curved table combining the elements of soccer and table tennis. Teqball was introduced in Abuja the federal capital with an exhibition game during the Abuja Beach Soccer Tournament. The FCT FA is planning to work with schools to promote this new form of sport in Abuja.

Since its emergence as FCT FA Chairman, Adam Mouktar Mohammed renovated the Area 10 Sports Complex and the AREA 3 stadium which has also undergone some renovation and construction of a road into the stadium.

The Mohammed-led administration has initiated a program that has the embassies of Belgium and Hungry agree to partner FCT FA towards the growth and development of football in the federal capital territory.

Mohammed is the owner of the amateur club FC Hearts in Abuja. The club which has developed lots of players is becoming heaven of talents for the country’s youth teams. Ex-flying Eagles Captain, Musa Mohammed is a product of FC Hearts.

 


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