Green Lock FC announces Summer Youth Tournament

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In a virtual media briefing yesterday, 19th of June 2024, Green Lock FC’s management announced their upcoming summer football tournament scheduled for July. The initiative aims to provide a platform for talented young footballers with the necessary skills and determination to advance their careers.

The Green Lock FC Summer Football Tournament is set to take place from July 19th to 23rd at the Remo Stars FC Stadium in Ikenne, Ogun State. This event will attract FIFA-recognized club officials and agents from Europe and the Middle East, who will be scouting for outstanding talent.

During the virtual meeting, Olufunsho Peters, the Executive Vice Chairman of Green Lock FC, emphasized the club’s commitment to revolutionizing football recruitment in Nigeria through the use of technology and data. Peters explained that this tournament is a testament to their dedication to transforming the recruitment landscape.

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According to Peters, the teams invited to participate in the tournament have been carefully selected based on specific criteria. These include an age requirement of 16–19 years, a strong track record in their respective leagues, and high-quality management. These criteria ensure that the participating teams align with Green Lock FC’s developmental and business philosophy.

The briefing also featured the Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide League One (NLO), Mr. Olusola Ogunnowo. He commended Green Lock FC for its passion and innovative approach, which he described as setting a new standard in Nigerian football. Ogunnowo assured that the NLO would continue to offer technical and administrative support for Green Lock FC’s initiatives. He also announced that Sofascore, an NLO partner, would provide real-time updates on the tournament to a global audience.

This upcoming tournament represents a significant opportunity for young footballers in Nigeria to showcase their talent on an international stage, with the potential to catch the eye of influential scouts and agents.

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