Ghana Premier League side West African Football Academy (WAFA) SC is celebrating its 20th anniversary today, since it was founded on October 23 1999 in Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region.
The club's official statement reads: "We thank everybody who has made the running of the Academy possible till today and hoping that this wonderful project will continue for more than 20 years again."
In August 2014, Feyenoord Fetteh Football Academy was rebranded in West African Football Academy SC (WAFA SC).
It is currently based in Sogakope Volta Region and it's aimed at developing talented African youth aged between 12-23 years in their own environment and help them get a future, either on the field of play or in the African society. Football, Education and Health care are our most important targets.
With high class facilities, such as: Training Pitches, Artificial Turf, Educational Facilities, Football Administrative Facilities with IT Equipment, Dedicated Internet Connection, Restaurant, Accommodation for players to stay all year around, ICT Laboratory, Gym just to name a few.
The Academy can boost of bringing up players such as Christian Atsu, Bernard Mensah, Harrison Afful, Joseph Amoah, Ernest Asante, Lassana Coulibaly, Solomon Asante, Nana Akwasi Asare, Mohammed Awal, Mohammed Abubakari, etc. who are playing in Europe and other African countries and the various National Teams in Ghana.