Dennis Osei Gyamfi, GNA
Accra, Dec. 05, GNA – Former Real Madrid defender, Michael Salgado, has praised the technical team of Lizzy Sports Academy (LSA), for the high level of professionalism, they attached to their training rudiments.
LSA emerged winners of the Ghana Edition of the under-13 Dubai Intercontinental Football Cup (DIFC) last Sunday, following an enthralling performance throughout the competition to the admiration of spectators including Salgado.
LSA, would represent Ghana in the Intercontinental showpiece in Dubai, in February 2018, where they would meet opponents from other continents.
Salgado said, “I think LSA deserve to play in Dubai for the tournament because they looked very organized and that is very important for these young ages. The team looked very well drilled.
“They have trained for a long time with their coaches. The players have the ability and the physical attitude for the game. I think they would be strong in Dubai,” Salgado admired.
He added that, he expected LSA to reach far in the tournament next year.
“I know the kids now, so there would no surprises for me if they go through. I know that they (LSA) are going to be a tough team to beat.”
LSA would compete with big teams across the globe like Real Madrid, Barcelona, Celta Vigo, Liverpool, AC Milan, as well teams from Asia, North Africa and South America.
LSA owned by world cup winner Marcel Desailly, was formed in 2010 and has trained a lot of Ghanaian talents as well as other international talents.
The Academy has won the World Youth Championship Cup three times (2015, 2016 and 2017) in Sweden and Norway.