All is now set for the 18th edition of the Lagos Supremacy Cup, a tournament which has been a proven avenue to unearth talents and to give youths hope through football.
Talents like Olaitan Ishola (Troyes), Tijani Muhamed (Slavia Prague), Samson Akinyoola (Zamalek), Ade Oguns (Caracas), Yira Sor (Genk), Moses Usor (LASK), Azeez Oseni (Spartak Trnava), Solomon Agbalaka (Sochi), Quadri Liameed (Lleida Esportiu), Uchenna Aririerisim (Banik Ostrava), Joseph Ede (Mas Tarbosko) and a host of others have been discovered from this great tournament.
It is tagged “No Offside!
Operation Mark Your Man!”
12 teams have been selected to take part in the competition which begins on November 14th-17th at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan. Registration is free.
Speaking to the media at the weekend, Vice Chairman of the Lagos State FA and Proprietor of 36 Lion FC, Gafar Liameed shed light about the tournament.
“We have seen over 50 clubs in Lagos, we painstakingly chose those 12 teams based on talent for talent, age for age and growth per growth of each selected teams.”
“Scouts from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France and Germany would be on ground to move players abroad as usual,” he confirmed.
Organisers of the competition say their goal is to find more talents from the country and give them hope through foreign deals and better welfare packages.
These players will join a pool of other talents who were discovered in previous editions of the competition.