The first edition of the Sportiqo Africa Scouting Tournament, organized by Chief Emmanuel Okeke is set to get underway on 4th January with the final set for 10th January 2020.
The tournament which will be staged in Ilorin will see six teams take part and Okeke says a key ambition is to help address the societal problems like crime and drug abuse.
He also intends to help expose talents for teams in the top leagues and has called on coaches, scouts and other stakeholders to grace the tournament to have a glimpse of the talent on display.
“The Sportiqo Africa Scouting Tournament is aimed at scouting for talented young players and help them get to teams in the top leagues besides forming a team to participate in the local leagues. It is also geared towards addressing the local community problems like crime, drug abuse and other socio – economic affairs,” Chief Emmanuel Okeke said.
“Lots of awards will be given out at the end of the tournament and I am calling on coaches and scouts as well as local professionals and those in the corporate world to grace the event.
Teams from Lagos, Abuja, Enugu, Kaduna, Kwara Football Academy A & B will grace the tournament.