Malmo FF, Slavia Prague, Estoril Scouts In Attendance At Right2Win Football For Hope U19 Tournament
Published: November 13, 2019
Malmo FF, Slavia Prague, Estoril Scouts In Attendance At Right2Win Football For Hope U19 TournamentThe second edition of the Right2Win Football For Hope Tournament has come to an end with success recorded as new talents scouted will travel for trials at different European clubs where they can subsequently get permanent deals

The three-day scouting tournament which is mainly designed for footballers under the age of 19 witnessed a massive turnout between November 9 and 11 at the FIFA Goal Project, Abuja.

Malmö FF of Sweden, Estoril Football Club from Portugal, Czech Republic's Slavia Prague among other top teams from Europe all took part.

Twenty academies across Nigeria from Plateau, Abia, Anambra, Delta, Kaduna and Rivers States as well as the host city, the Federal Capital Territory threw their boys at the challenge and the players  gave a good account of themselves

The presence of football agents from Portugal, Czech Republic, Slovania and Croatia was also witnessed, the chief scout of Malmo FF from Sweden as well as his Estoril counterpart were present all through.

President of Right2Win Academy Engineer Kelechi Nnorom Orji appreciated everyone who contributed to the success of the event and confirmed that sustainability has been imbibed into the Tournament.

He said : "I give kudos to everyone who contributed to the success of the event including those who worked behind the scene,   I came up with this idea In order to give opportunities to the talents we have in the country particularly for them to have a knowledge of what playing alongside the Europeans looks like".

"They must have learnt one or two things which will prepare them for the future when they eventually get to sign professional deals abroad".

Also speaking Mr. Eddie Iseri Ogbemudia of Myron Topclass Sport Outfits one of the partners of the tournament commended Engr. Kelechi Nnorom for pulling this through successfully.

"I know many people that have invested so much and couldn't achieve what I witnessed at the FIFA Goal Project Pitch, during the 3days the tournament lasted," he said.

"Special thanks to all the participating players clubs/academies, it was a memorable event."

Bayo Adegboyega
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