Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Glo unveils Soccer Academy

What has been touted
as Africa’s biggest
football reality tv
show, the Glo Soccer
Academy was unveiled
in Lagos Tuesday at
the Mike Adenuga
Towers corporate
headquarters of
Globacom. in Victoria
Island Lagos.
Speaking at the event,
executive director of
the company on events
and sponsorship, Bode
Opeseitan disclosed
that the academy will
draw talents from
Ghana, Republic of
Benin and Nigeria,
countries where the
telecom company had
interests in.
He said ex-
international, Victor
Ikpeba will be the
Team Manager and will
be working with such
ex-internationals like
Tijani Babangida, Tony
Baffoe among others
while chief Segun
Odegbami is the
“The screening exercise
begins as soon as entry
closes in a month’s
time,” Opeseitan said,
adding that they will
ensure only the
allowed age group of
14-17 will be admitted
into the academy.
“Screening will begin in
Cotonou(Republic of
Benin), Tamale, Kumasi
and Accra(Ghana) and
in Nigeria the exercise
will hold in five
locations including
Lagos, Benin and
Out of the thousands
that will be screened
across the three
countries, only 33 will
be camped in Lagos
and trained by
celebrity coaches for
four weeks. Sixteen
will make the final
selection for the Dream

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