Sports News of Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) agents and scouts are expected in Accra to hunt for talented players in the upcoming FC Skyboom Open Football tournament. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 21-24 at the Oyarifa Doga football Park, Accra.
The four-day tournament, an initiative aimed at unearthing football talents across the country, would see local and foreign clubs scouts monitoring the players.
Talented players who show industrious play and exhibit unique ability could get the chance to play for any of the European clubs.
The players could earn a chance to make a breakthrough into some of the prominent European leagues if they are spotted.
There will be trophies and medal presentation at the end of the tournament for the best goalkeeper, goal king and the most valuable player of the competition.
According to the organisers, the required age range for interested clubs and is between15-24 and a player is required to pay GH¢ 1,000 which covers accommodation for the four days and GH¢ 600 without accommodation.
The tournament organizers will provide security as well as physiotherapist to assist all the participating teams.
The Skyboom FC was inaugurated last week at the Oyarifa Doga Football Park and was graced by Eastern Region Football Association Chairman, Alhaji A. A Lawal.
Any club that is interested in participating in the tournament should contact Mr. Obed Okpoti Sorsey (President of Skyboom FC) on 0551759924.