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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.