There have been lots of structured academies within Nigeria and few have produced young and talented football players that have gone to shine brightly in the world of football and most recently “Southcity FC” a football club based in Malaysia have opened up her academy at Aba,Abia State in Nigeria.
Southcity FC is an international football club based in Malaysia but just recently setup an Academy at Aba, Abia State.This was set up by an AFC license C coach based at Malaysia and also indigene of Abia State known and addressed by all and sundry as “Ability”.
Speaking to papsonsports.com, The Young man stated his desire to discover young and talented footballers who he intends to expose to the world. He reiterated that he would love to see Nigeria comimg up with more gifted players than nigeria’s USA 94 Olympic squad that rocked that the world . A feat he has decided to achieve through the academy.
Former Nigerian international Samson Siasia has his academy Siaone at the northern part of Nigeria as well as other erst while ex football players and agents like John Ola Shittu etc.
However, in Abia State, we have seen the good grassroot works of Dreamland FC academy at Aba, that produced produced Chibueze Cokey at Hungary, while Diamond Football Academy at umuahia that produced the Nwakalis and Chukwueze currently at Villareal in Spain.
So we are hopeful that Southcity FC Academy would follow suit and develop more talented players.