By Edna A. Quansah, GNA
Accra, Sept. 09, GNA - The technical team of the Betway Talent Search, has selected 24 players to begin camping from 8-14 September, 2018.
The exercise is pick final eight players that would join Ghana Premier league clubs, sponsored by the betting company.
The Betway Talent Search event, saw 90 young footballers, who were selected from the Northern and Southern trials of the second edition to battle for a final spot held yesterday at the Lizzy Sports Complex, East Legon, Accra.
In the end, it was 24 talented players who were selected for camping.
The players would be taken through extensive fitness and training sessions.
They would also be taken through educational seminars on footballer’s do’s and don’ts, self-introspection, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid.
Eight players from this year’s edition of the Betway Talent Search, would be drafted into the Betway Ghana sponsored clubs; Ashgold Sporting Club, Medeama Sporting Club, Liberty Professionals Football Club and Aduana Stars Football Club.
The Betway Talent Search technical team, which is led by its brand ambassador and icon Stephen Appiah visited Tamale, Sunyani, Kumasi, Cape Coast and Accra to scout for young unsigned footballers within the age range of 18 – 25.
Other members of the scouting team include Black Stars second assistant coach Maxwell Konadu, Eric Antwi Ofori, Mohammed Gargo, Sam Johnson, Godfred Aduobe,Seth Pearson,Kamaal Sait and Godfrey Malambule.
The selected players are Kwaku Duah, Issahku Muntari, Amo Mensah Isaac, Aziz Muta, John Amoah, Ibrahim Abdulai, Dankwa Stephen, Julius Twum Ampofo, Djabatey Kofi Sumaila, Clement Boahen, Nerrick Ofori Tonaldo, Adam Musah, Jacob Kingston, Holyfield Djanie, Richard Osei, Abdallah Amadu, Simba Sylvester and Ishmael Alhassan.
The rest are Sadat Mohammed, Mark Kwesi Anim, Dodzi Mensah, Shadrack Owusu Mensah, Tettey Emmanuel and Robert Gyamfi.
Whilst in camp, the Betway Select Team is expected to play against two top Ghana Premier League Clubs, namely Dansoman based Liberty Professionals Football Club and Tarkwa based Medeama Sporting Club at the Lizzy’s Sports Complex.
The Betway Talent Search was introduced in 2017 by the sports betting firm as part of its continuous efforts to develop football in Ghana.