Former Super Eagles Coach, Austin Eguaveon has charged young outstanding talents discovered during the last editions of the GTBank Principal’s Cup in Lagos and Ogun states to take advantage of the platform created by the bank to become future stars.
Eguavoen will lead other coaches which include, Henry Nwosu, Yisa Sofoluwe, Jolomi Atune, coach of the Nigeria’s U-15 Future Eagles, Ann Chiejina and Ajuma Ottache, amongst others in the eight-day residential camp.
Forty outstanding young talents discovered at 2017 GTBank football tournaments as well as 60 school coaches are presently on an all-expense paid intensive player-development and coach-training programme tagged “Camp GTBank”.
It is being hosted by Greenspring Schools Ajah.
Camp GTBank is a football and educational development initiative designed to train and develop outstanding football talents discovered during the Lagos and Ogun state Principal’s Cup, and the Masters’ Cup.
Since its inception in 2011, Camp GTBank has helped kick start the careers of more than 120 footballers, some of whom have been selected to represent the country in international tournaments at various levels, and are currently playing in both domestic and foreign league clubs.
One of the leading stars in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Stephen Odey is a product of the programme. The camp which began on August 21 will end on August 28, will help prepare the outstanding talents for successful football careers whilst building the capacity of the coaches to improve the quality and potential of grassroots football.