This year’s Greensprings Kanu Football Camp promises to be exciting as Dutch and British coaches are expected to handle proceedings at the one-week clinic holding in Lagos next month.
The camp which has continued to received commendation from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as well as football buffs holds on April 3 to 9 at the Lekki campus of Greensprings School.
To ensure that the foreign coaches impacted on local coaches, a two-day coaching clinic will be organised for grassroots coaches in Lagos State to acquaint them with the new techniques of handling young people.
The serene environment that hosts the camp has become the talking point among football followers while more students across the country are eager to be part of the camp this year.
According to the consultant on sports to Greensprings School, Oluseyi Oyebode, youth development coaches from the Netherlands Football Association as well as English FA-certified coaches from Westbrown Albion have been confirmed for this year’s event while Super Eagles former captain, Nwankwo Kanu will also be part of the clinic again this year.
“In our usual manner, we would not want the foreign coaches to come and go but we want them to tutor our local coaches so they can also replicate this knowledge in their various locations across the country. This is what prompted the two-day coaching course to be staged before the commencement of the camp.
“Some of the coaches will also put to action what they have learnt during the training when the proper camping of the students commence on April 3,” Oyebode concluded.