Right To Dream In Final Phase Of Recruitment For Africa’s First Girls Academy

Posted On Wednesday, 24th April 2013

Right to Dream recruiting girls for Africa's first female residential academy

Right to Dream recruiting girls for Africa’s first female residential academy

By Ameenu Shardow

Right to Dream Academy are in the final phase of recruitment to set up Africa’s first girls residential academy in Ghana.

The academy have already screened over 1000 girls from Ghana and Ivory Coast to the first generation of the RtD Girls Academy.

Fourteen girls between the ages of 10 and 13 will be give a five-year scholarship to build their academic, physical and leadership skills.

The academy set up in 1999 by former Manchester United scout Tom Vernon has already produced 15 players to the national team – from the Black Starlets all the way to the Black Stars.

Notable of them include; Abdul Majeed Waris, David Accam and Mohammed Abu.

The academy will again be looking to produce talents to feed the various female national teams.

RtD will commence its final phase of recruitment for the girls academy on Friday.