Ex-Ghana international defender Tony Baffoe whose profile is rising speedily in world football circles will lead the screening exercise for the inaugural Glo Soccer Academy in all the three countries where the screening will take place.
Baffoe’s fluency French and English will help in effective communication during the campaign in the three countries of Ghana, Nigeria and Benin.
Applicants in Kumasi and its environ would be screened at the Paa Joe Stadium, Kwame Nkurumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi after which it would subsequently hold in the other eight venues in Ghana, Nigeria and Benin Republic.
In Tamale, Ghana, the screening will be held at the Tamale Sport Stadium between Friday 12th October and Saturday 13th October, 2012.
The Screening train would move to the capital of Ghana, Accra from Wednesday 17th to 18th October, 2012 where talented players would be picked for the Academy House at the Lizzy Sport Complex, East Legon.
Between Tuesday, 23rd October and 24th, selection of players would hold at the Sam Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, Nigeria while successful players would be selected from the Enugu Centre on Saturday, 27th October to Sunday, 28th at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium.
The garden city of Port Harcourt would host the Glo Soccer Academy Screening team from Wednesday 31st October to 1st November, 2012 at the Liberation Stadium while it would be the turn of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja to host the screening team from Monday 5th to 6th November, 2012 at the Old Parade Ground.
Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos would host the screening team at the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos from Friday 9th to Sunday, 11th November 2012.
The last batch of screening exercises would hold in two locations in the Republic of Benin.
The capital city of Cotonou would screen potential academy footballers at Stade de Rene Prive on Tuesday, 13th November while the last screening would be conducted in Port Nouvo on Friday, 14th November, 2012 at the Charles de Gaulle Stadium.
The Glo Soccer Academy is open to male footballers from the age of 14 to 17 years and 33 players would be picked from the screening exercises to be conducted in the nine venues.