Following the succession of the 60goals Soccer Star screening exercise in Nigeria, several media houses attended the World Press briefing to note the processes taken in the selection of the 150 football talents as they are camped for 10days in Nigeria and 60goals future goals for the talents.

60Goals Soccer Star Project is an ongoing soccer empowerment and exposition exercise, developed to promote Nigeria indigenous soccer talents across International countries and international leagues. They gathered to officially intimate the press on the successful conclusion of the Screening Exercise which took place across several states in Nigeria and recorded the shortlisting of carefully selected football talents for the Abuja 10days Camping Exercise, commenced on the 18th of November 2019.

During the screening exercise conducted across states in the country, about 150 Football talents were selected during the screening exercise held in Lagos, Delta State, Anambra state, Akwa Ibom state and Abuja. The exercise was well monitored by national and international football experts and Coaches from across the world. Earlier, 13 states were visited for Pre- Screening across Nigeria

In the press briefing the FCT FA Chairman, Adam Muhammed expressed his gratitude to the project coordinator and applauded their efforts towards the project from inception to this stage, he also thanked Prince Ned Nwoko's Foundation who have been of immersed help to the Soccer Stars project. The Chairman promised to always support the project because of their discipline, hard work and commitment towards their pre - screening, screening and final camping.

In attendance was John Fashamu who has been a professional footballer and sports man for over 35years. He also represented Hon. Ned Nwoko and made it apparent to the Soccer talents to put on a thick skin especially for the talents who will attain international endorsement. He added that the game of football is a non-regrettable experience.

However, the 10days Camping Exercise for the shortlisted football talents will witness critical trainings and soccer expositions, as foreign Scouts and Football Agents across Different international Academies and Clubs in Europe are already in the Nigeria to scout for talents through contract signing deals for those who may perform exceptionally during the 10days camping in Abuja. The foreign coaches and foreign scouts expressed their delight and contribution towards the project and promised to select at least 3 to 10 good players each for international endorsements. Some of them are in Nigeria for the first time and sincerely appreciated the hospitality received from their host.

The 60Goals Soccer Star Project is powered by Ned Nwoko Foundation in collaboration with other national and international development partners, which includes the Federal Ministry of Sports, Fulham FC, International Coaches and football Academies.

The Project Director, Ms. Jane Ndubuisi is a Soccer Expert and a certified FIFA Intermidiary Agent, with remarkable land mark achievements in the development of grassroot soccer talents in Nigeria. They promised the press of giving the selected players who are of the ages 14 - 20years the best football deals and international endorsements. They thanked their sponsor, the face of the project Hon. Ned Nwoko, their partners, the media, their team and the players for believing in them and participating in the project.



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