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ACYSD – Igniting Purpose, Empowering Leaders!

At ACYSD, we are passionate about promoting grassroots sports participation and empowering young people in Nigeria. Our organisation was founded with the vision of creating a positive and impactful sports culture that uplifts and inspires the youths.

We firmly believe that sports have the power to transform lives. Through our dedicated efforts, we aim to raise the value of youth sports and provide opportunities for young people to develop their skills, character, and potential.

We have sports development and programme management at the core of our mandate. These two pillars form the foundation of our work, enabling us to deliver impactful initiatives and create lasting opportunities for young people. 

We strive to raise the value of youth sports by providing accessible opportunities for young people to engage in sports activities, develop their talents, and unlock their full potential. Through our programmes, we aim to instil the values of teamwork, discipline, leadership, and resilience, while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.


Our mission extends beyond the playing field. We believe in holistic development, and as such, we integrate educational and empowerment initiatives alongside our sports programmes. By offering mentorship, life skills training, and educational support, we empower young people to excel academically, develop critical thinking skills, and become well-rounded individuals.


ACYSD is driven by the vision of a vibrant and empowered youth population in Nigeria. We are dedicated to creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where every young person, regardless of their background or abilities, has the opportunity to thrive and succeed. Through our efforts, we aim to inspire a generation of self-reliant and confident individuals who are equipped to overcome challenges and contribute positively to their communities.


With passion, integrity, and a commitment to excellence, we work collaboratively with partners, stakeholders, and the community to achieve our mission. Together, we strive to build a future where sports serve as a catalyst for personal growth, social cohesion, and national development.


Join us in our mission to transform lives, shape futures, and create a lasting impact in the lives of Nigerian youths through the power of sports. Together, let’s empower the next generation and build a stronger, more vibrant nation.


Our mission is to ignite the emergence of a new generation of purposeful leaders. We are committed to creating a vibrant culture that combines fun, learning, and training while fostering strong relationships with our valued partners and stakeholders.

We believe that by harnessing the power of sports, we can unlock the potential within young people and equip them with the necessary skills and values to become leaders in their communities and beyond.

Our mission is driven by the following core principles:

We strive to empower young people through sports, providing them with the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to excel. We believe that every young person has the potential to make a positive impact in their lives and communities, and we are committed to supporting them on their journey.

We believe in the power of purpose to transform lives. Our aim is to inspire young people to discover their passions, talents, and unique purpose in life. Through our programmes and initiatives, we provide opportunities for self-discovery, personal growth, and the development of essential leadership skills.

We understand that collaboration is key to achieving lasting impact. We actively seek partnerships with like-minded organisations, institutions, and individuals who share our vision of empowering youth through sports and development. By working together, we can leverage collective resources, expertise, and networks to create meaningful change.

We are dedicated to fostering innovation and embracing new ideas and approaches. We believe that through continuous learning and adaptation, we can stay at the forefront of youth sports development and deliver impactful and relevant programmes and initiatives.

We understand the importance of creating a positive and enjoyable environment for young people to engage in sports. We strive to make our programmes fun, engaging, and interactive, while also providing valuable learning experiences that promote personal growth and development.

We aspire to build a culture that values inclusivity, respect, and the pursuit of excellence. We strive to challenge traditional norms and create a space where young people feel empowered, supported, and celebrated. Through our programmes, we aim to foster a sense of belonging, self-confidence, and a belief in one’s ability to make a positive difference in the world.

We recognize the importance of actively involving our partners, stakeholders, and local communities in our work. We seek their input, feedback, and participation to ensure that our programmes are relevant, impactful, and responsive to the needs of the youth we serve. By establishing meaningful relationships, we can collectively address challenges and create sustainable solutions.

We are committed to excellence in all aspects of our work. We strive for the highest standards of professionalism, quality, and integrity. We believe that by setting high expectations and holding ourselves accountable, we can achieve meaningful and lasting impact.

Through our mission, we aim to inspire young people to dream big, pursue their passions, and become agents of positive change. Together, we can create a future where youth sports play a transformative role in the lives of young people, their communities, and the world.


Join us in our mission and let’s make a difference together!


Our vision is to create a dynamic and empowering sports landscape in Nigeria, where every young person has the opportunity to excel, thrive, and reach their full potential. We envision a future where sports serve as a catalyst for personal growth, community development, and social change.

We aspire to be a leading force in promoting grassroots sports participation and youth development in Nigeria. Through our dedicated efforts, we strive to establish ACYSD as a renowned institution that is recognized for its commitment to excellence, inclusivity, and positive impact on the lives of young people.

In line with our vision, we envision a society where sports transcend boundaries and empower individuals from all backgrounds to break barriers, pursue their passions, and become leaders in their respective fields. We aim to foster a culture of sportsmanship, resilience, and teamwork, where young athletes develop skills that extend far beyond the playing field.

As we work towards our vision, we aim to create a network of empowered young individuals who are equipped with the confidence, knowledge, and life skills to navigate the challenges of the modern world. We envision a generation of self-reliant, responsible, and socially conscious individuals who are committed to creating positive change in their communities.

Through our collaborative partnerships, innovative programmes, and unwavering dedication, we aim to shape a future where sport is celebrated as a powerful tool for personal growth, community engagement, and national development. Our vision is to inspire and empower young people to become agents of change, driving positive transformation in Nigeria and beyond.

Together, let us build a future where the potential of every young person is realized, where sports ignite dreams, and where the power of youth is harnessed to create a brighter tomorrow.


We strive for excellence in everything we do, setting high standards for our programmes, services, and operations. We are committed to continuous improvement, innovation, and delivering the best possible experiences and outcomes to the youths we serve.

We believe in the power of inclusivity, embracing diversity and ensuring equal opportunities for all young individuals, regardless of their background, gender, or abilities. We create a welcoming and supportive environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and included.

We uphold the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and ethical conduct. We are accountable for our actions and decisions, and we promote fairness, honesty, and respect in all our interactions.

We believe in the power of collaboration and partnership. We actively seek opportunities to collaborate with stakeholders, organisations, and communities to maximize our impact and create meaningful change. We believe

We are dedicated to empowering young people, equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to thrive. We promote self-reliance, confidence, and leadership development, enabling young people to become agents of change in their own lives and communities.

We encourage resilience and perseverance in the face of challenges. We believe that sports teach valuable life lessons, and we support young people in developing resilience, grit, and the ability to bounce back from setbacks. We inspire them to overcome obstacles and achieve their full potential.

We prioritize the health and well-being of our participants. We promote a holistic approach to sports and development, emphasizing the importance of physical fitness, mental well-being, and a balanced lifestyle.

We actively engage with the community to foster positive social change. We encourage our participants to give back through volunteerism and community service, instilling a sense of social responsibility and active citizenship.

These values guide our decisions, actions, and interactions as we work towards our mission of promoting grassroots sports participation and empowering youths in Nigeria.

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