GSM / ProBall three-day scouting program at the Accra Sports Stadium has come to an end successfully.
A total of 18 technical brains consisting of head coaches, scouts, agents from USA and Europe converged in Accra for the exercise.
The highly-rated scouting festival was aimed at unearthing and monitoring talents from West Africa, started from Monday 11th November to Wednesday 13th November.
The exercise had 18 teams including three teams from Nigeria. Out of the 18 teams that participated, 10 were U20 teams from Premier and Division One and the remaining 8 were U18s from Academy teams.
This year’s event was also graced by His Excellency Andras Szabo, Hungarian Ambassador to Ghana and a host of other dignitaries including top Club officials.
Several young talented players have benefited from this tournament. Just to mention a few Clifford Aboagye who won the Bronze Shoe Medal at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey 2013 who now plays for Atlas FC in Mexico on loan from Granada CF in Spain was a beneficiary of this project.
Gerhson Koffie who plies his trade with MLS side New England Revolution was among the first groups of players enjoyed this project.
Ghana Senior National team player Daniel Amartey who also now plays for Leicester City in England also featured in the maiden edition of the tournament.
This same tournament transfer has helped the likes of Baba Mensah with Ilves in Finland, Joseph Aidoo in Belgium in Celta Vigo, Prosper Kasim who is with Goteborg and now on loan with Norrby IF in Sweden, Patrick Kpozo (Östersunds FK, Sweden), Abdul Fatawu Safiu etc who are all currently playing in Europe and USA.