Lagos State Football Association chiefs have by lending their support to this year’s Greensprings/ Kanu Football Camp, which kicks off on Monday April 4.
The one-week clinic will be handled by Dutch and British coaches with their Nigerian counterparts will be attended by students between ages five to 17 years across the country.
Lagos FA through its Chairman, Seyi Akinwunmi who is also the First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has agreed to sponsor 12 students to the camp as well as give technical support to the exercise.
Lagos FA has been a stronger supporter of the camp since its inception and with this gesture; the FA has re-affirmed its support for grassroots sports development.
Like Lagos FA, Emzor Pharmaceuticals have thrown their weights behind the clinic by also sponsoring 12 students to the camp.
According to According to the consultant on sports to Greensprings School, Oluseyi Oyebode, 12 less privileged students would make it to the camp through the gesture by Emzor.
“We are overwhelmed by the support we have been getting and particularly coming from the NFF Vice President and Lagos FA boss, Seyi Akinwunmi as well as Emzor has also come on board to show their unflinching support to sports development through the gesture.
“However female footballers will be giving more prominence this year due to the presence of the West Bromwich female coach. We are still hoping that more corporate bodies will identify with the camp,” he said.
In line with its usual gesture, the management of Greensprings will sponsor 10 students to the camp being part of their social responsibility.