From Abdullahi Jalaluddeen, Kano
Four FIFA and UEFA license agents have arrived Kano state scouting for talents that will fit into the modern football from local academy and teams.
The agents came under the banner of “60 goals soccer project” in order to tap into abundant football talents that God blessed this part of the country with.
60 goals soccer project is a football players talents scouting initiative that seeks to go deep in search of talents to uplift them to the higher level.
In her welcome address, Chief Executive Officer of 60 goals soccer star project and FIFA intermediary agent, Jane Ndubuisi called on the players to dedicate themselves and disciplined.
“Scouting players is a gigantic job in developing countries, talents are being wasted, We are here therefore, to pick those talents and help them achieve their dreams”.
On his part, the 60 goals soccer star project consultant from Scotland and coach Miroslav Marjanovic (UEFA license coach) said they are in Kano to give youth a chance to prove themselves.
“Youths from rural areas are going to be giving the opportunity to showcase their talent; best among them are going to be selected.
“My hope is that many of these players here are going to make it, so that they can achieve something for themselves and their immediate society”.
In a remark, the president of the 60 goals soccer star project, FIFA intermediary agent and ex Super Eagles International (under 23) Francis Ikechukwu said they run open door policy that accommodates able talents.
Among the agents present during the press conference is Milan Martinovic (FIFA license agent) and former Petr Chech’s agent.
The scouting which is going to commence on the 1 of June 2021, has age limit for the selection ranging from 16 – 19 years old.