Apa United FC boys go to Sweden

David Mark

Two frontline  players of Apa united football club of Otukpo, Benue state are currently under going trials for possible engagement with a top ranking  professional league club  VASBY FC Stockholom of Sweden.They are Ameh Agada 19, and Friday Idoko 17.

They were  accompanied by the Special Adviser to the President of the Senate on Sports and youth development Dr. Peter Deshi and the director of Velletri Soccer Group INC of Sweden Prince Jagun Ilori .

On leaving the shores of Nigeria , Dr. Deshi said the move is a result of talent hunt by  the Sweden team led the former Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Clemence Westerholf  to Otukpo last year.

Westerholf and his team were  in Otukpo to observe the Soccer tournament sponsored by the President of the Senate Senator David Mark as part of his efforts to develop sports especially in the grass root.

Dr. Deshi phoned from Sweden last night to confirm that the Apa united lads have started training  in high spirit saying that the boys are training with a top professional football league side .

He was optimistic that the boys judging from their display so far would be successful.

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