The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has concluded preparations for the online registration of all active players in the country with the exclusion of veterans.
The Federation is liaising with the head coaches of the 36 states and the FCT to enable them put together the needed requirements for the exercise which will run from June 15, to July 15, 2020.
BFN President, Francis Orbih, gave more explanation on the initiatiive. “The reason behind the sensitisation exercise of the head coaches currently going on is to intimate them with the procedure and give them enough time to prepare the necessary documentation for the registration.
He further explained “the resolve by the board to conduct the exercise is to enable it generate and maintain a detailed and comprehensive database of all its players in the country for planning purposes and ease of its operations”.
The exercise will also help generate a unique BFN number for every player who upon completion of the registration exercise will be issued a BFN player ID card.
He added that there will be no extension of the exercise after the 15th of July.
The federation confirmed that the coaches have been issued comprehensive guidelines for the exercise and are expected to give their maximum cooperation in actualising the goal of the online registration exercise.