FC Hearts towering striker Abba (right) with Lillestrom sports director at the talent hunt
Friday Oct 28, 2016. 07:56
Top NPFL stars have added colour and class in a football talent hunt at Area 3 Sport s Complex Abuja, which began on Wednesday.
The stars have included ‘Muazam’ Alhassan Ibrahim, Nuhu Abdullahi (Wikki Tourists), Sunday Adetunji (Shooting Stars), Christian Pyagbara (Enyimba), Akor Itodo (Rangers), Fortune Ominiwari (Akwa United) and Paul Ebiyie (Ikorodu United).
Some of the teams on parade include FC Hearts Abuja, Gee-Lec of Jos, Diamond Academy from Umuahia, Taye Academy of Owerri.
The event is organised by Norway-based agent Atta Aneke, who manages several top Nigeria stars including Odion Ighalo, Aaron Samuel, Daniel Chima, Ifeanyi Matthew and Chukwuma Akabueze.
The sports director of Norwegian club Lillestrom as well as scouts from Italian club Udinese and Danish club Viborg have been looking at what has been on offer in Abuja.