By Akin Bolarinwa
Over 100, Under 13/15 players from different part of the country participated at the MEES Palace Youth Football Tournament.
The Chief Exexutive Officer (CEO) of Mees Palace Football Academy, Emmanuel Adukwu said his mission is to give opportunity to young players and marry education with football.
Adukwu lauded the coaching crew and officials of Future Eagles for attending the program.
He said, “Mees Palace Football Academy is thriving in youth football development even within a challenging football environment that allows tremendous opportunity not just to develop skills to marry education with football.
“I must commend the entire coaches and officials of the Future Eagles for deeming it fit to attend this year’s program”.
Meanwhile, National U15 coach, Haruna Ilerika led other youth coaches to scout for young talented players between 13 and 15 years to select the best for possible national team camp in 2021.
Ilerika commended Mees Palace Football Academy for hosting a befitting scouting mission for the NFF.
The NFF scouting mission is a program which enables competitive players over the ages of 13 and 15 the opportunity to be scouted and play for a Nigeria in no distance future.
Gombe, Ekiti, Bauchi, Kaduna, Abuja and some selected academies participated at the Mees Palace youth football tournament tagged ‘Jos Chillin’ Invitational’.