Fourteen players have been shortlisted for scholarship and absorption into the FOSLA Academy, the organizers of the annual FOSLA U-13 Football tournament through its Technical Director, Mr Christopher Alor has announced.
The players which were drawn out after the finals of the 2013 FOSLA U-13 Football Championship that saw Ofu Local Government Area (LGA) U-13 boys emerged as winners following 5-4 victory over their counterparts, Ibaji LGA in Idah, Kogi state.
According to Mr Alor, who was the former Assistant to the then Head Coach of the 2009 World Cup silver-winning U-17 women national team side Flamingoes’ Edet Egan, the fourteen picked players will be trimmed to five after undergone a written examination and training screening.
The selected outstanding players are – Gambo Usman and Danjuma
Mohammed of Ofu LGA, Ayuba Usman and David Solomon of Ibaji, Chubiyo Haruna and Samuel Emmanuel of Idah and from Bassa are Mohammed Adam and Hamza Dauda.
Others are Emmanuel Bala, Muhammed Abubakar and Joshua Opaluwa all of Omala and from Igalamela is Musa Sulieman.