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Daily Trust - - WEEKEND -

The or­gan­is­ers of Kanu Foot­ball Camp and Green­springs Schools are tar­get­ing over 400 kids for the third edi­tion of the clinic while the reg­is­tra­tion for this year’s edi­tion has com­menced across the coun­try. The camp is or­gan­ised by Green­springs School in col­lab­o­ra­tion with for­mer African Foot­baller of the Year, Nwankwo Kanu, with the aim of de­vel­op­ing tal­ents among Nige­ri­ans and re-es­tab­lish­ing Nigeria as a gi­ant in foot­ball and other sports.

Key among the ob­jec­tives of the sev­en­day camp­ing is the char­ac­ter mould­ing of the par­tic­i­pants in­clud­ing ses­sions with Kanu and David Shepherd.

The reg­is­tra­tion for the camp which holds be­tween April 27 and May 3rd at the Green­springs School in Lekki Cam­pus, La­gos is still open.

Green­springs’ Di­rec­tor of Ed­u­ca­tion, Harry McFaul said this year’s event would wit­ness the in­clu­sion of com­mu­nity ser­vice by the for­eign coaches.

“This year we will have three new ma­jor com­mu­nity ini­tia­tives in­clud­ing a four-day Osun Foot­ball Clinic or­gan­ised in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Osun State for hun­dreds of youths across the state,” he said.

He fur­ther stated that a two-day coach­ing clinic would be or­gan­ised in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the La­gos State Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion for coaches as well as a one-day Com­mu­nity Sport Clinic or­gan­ised in part­ner­ship with Mosan Okunola Lo­cal De­vel­op­ment Area, with more than 500 youths.

McFaul said since the camp’s in­cep­tion in 2012, , it had hosted more than 800 par­tic­i­pants across ss s the coun­try, while as usual for­eign coaches from the English Pre­mier r League and the he e Dutch Ere­di­visie is sie sup­ported by selected ec cted Nige­rian coaches would tu­tor par­tic­i­pants.

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