Inter Allies FC in conjunction with ProBall Management and their partners organized a pre-season tournament where Scouts, Football Agents and Sporting Directors from different teams converged in Ghana to select outstanding and talented football players.
The six-day program commenced on Thursday 7th of December and ended on Tuesday 12th of December 2017 at the Tema Sports Stadium where all the matches were honored.
24 teams selected from the top tier to the third tier leagues in the country with three football academy teams from outside Ghana, namely; Abi Sport (Benin), P-Sports Academy and Leaderfoot Academy from Cote d’Ivorie.
The internal exercise also saw a lot of young players from different teams who showed desire and passion with skills and flair.
Electroland Ghana Limited, Brand owner of NASCO products supported the project with some of their products and offered items to the award winners.
Fard Ibrahim of Inter Allies FC was named the best defender of the tournament and was presented a NASCO LED TV and was presented to him by Nie Marcel Alice Genk Nathy of KRC Genk, Belgium.
Inter Allies new head coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi handed NASCO smartphone to the goalkeeper of Adounkpe Odilon – Abi Sport (Benin), emerging as the best goalkeper of the tournament.
The Best Player for the U23 player of the tournament went to Inter Allies midfielder Samuel Bekoe and U19 Best Player of the tournament went to Effiong Usungusi of P-Sport Academy (Nigeria) and were presented with NASCO phones.
Jacob Njoko from Nigeria was the goal-king, and a NASCO TV was presented to Attram de Visser Academy, emerging as the Best Team of the tournament.
Several young talented players have benefited from this tournament. Just to mention a few Clifford Aboagye who won the Bronze Shoe Medal at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey 2013 who now plays for Atlas FC in Mexico on loan from Granada CF in Spain was a beneficiary of this project.
Gerhson Koffie who plies his trade with MLS side New England Revolution was among the first groups of players enjoyed this project.
Ghana Senior National team player Daniel Amartey who also now plays for Leicester City in England also featured in the maiden edition of the tournament.
This same tournament transfer has helped the likes of Baba Mensah with Ilves in Finland, Joseph Aidoo in Belgium inKRC Genk, Prosper Kasim who is with Goteborg and now on loan with Norrby IF in Sweden, Patrick Kpozo (Östersunds FK, Sweden), Abdul Fatawu Safiu who are all currently playing in Europe.