Next Naija Football Superstar Talent Hunts Kicks Off In Abuja With 40 Teams


Next Naija Football Superstar Talent Hunts Kicks Off In Abuja With 40 Teams

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The maiden Football Reality show in Nigeria otherwise known as Next Naija Football Superstar kicks off on Monday 13th May, 2019 in Abuja in a two-day scouting event with forty teams, can report

The scouting events will take place in 14 states in Nigeria as the foreign coaches and experts who are on geound to pick some talented young player to Europe will move to Jos, Plateau state on Wednesday.

According to Director of Marketing, Next Naija Superstar, Mr Peter Fwa the foreign agents and coaches who start from Abuja will also be part of the screening events in Jos, Benue, Kaduna, Kano and nine other states.

“40 registered teams will undergo screening for two day in Abuja, befire we move to Jos, Benue, Kaduna, then to Kano. We will visit 14 states altogether, select the best players and camp them for two months.” Fwa told

“During the two camping, there will live transmission showing different things that the players camped are doing like the TV Reality Show.

*At the end of Season one of the scouting process, 40 players will be in camp.” He concluded.

For the scouting process, coaches from Spain and Turkey are watching and tipping players with potentials for the next round of the screening.

Galatasaray junior team coach, Telin Incebaldir told Basic Sports in Nigeria that he is satisfied with the organisation and level of performance of some of the players.

“I was invited to Nigeria to critically select best legs from the grassroots players. The organisation is good and we are here to get the best of them that can play in Turkish league.”

“Organising more of this scouting event will increase the chances of Nigerian players having successful career. So far, some players have been noted though the search for the best legs continues until the final day.

“The players are young, so, they stand more chance of becoming great players by the time we put finishing touches to correct some of their lapses.”


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