GLOBACOM Network (Glo) launched its maiden Television reality show to
discover and train talented young footballers in West Africa in Accra yesterday.
The TV reality show dubbed ‘Glo Soccer Academy’ has the slogan, ‘Dream Team’ and it is in partnership with England-based premier
league club Manchester United’s Soccer School.
The Glo Soccer Academy will be based in Nigeria and it is solely for boys between the ages of 14 and 17 from Ghana, Benin and Nigeria.
Addressing the gathering, the general manager (GM) in charge of advertising at Glo, Tunde Kaitell, explained that a team of competent technical men will scout for talents for five continuous weeks starting from now.
He said the team would travel to Tamale, Kumasi and Accra in Ghana and also to Cotonou in Benin and five other states in Nigeria to select
five players from each city who will be camped in Nigeria.
He added that a total of 33 players would be sent to the academy and would be pruned to 16 players who will then qualify to form the Dream