Former Super Eagles star, Victor Ikpeba, Henry Nwosu, Mutiu Adepoju, Yisa Sofoluwe, and Waidi Akanni as well as Ex-Super Falcons goalie, Anne Chiejinne will handle proceedings for the annual football development programme sponsored by Guaranty Trust Bank plc tagged Camp GTB which begins today in Ibadan.
The clinic is scheduled to hold between August 31 to September 7 and as a residential camp, it is designed to train and develop outstanding footballing talents discovered from GTBank sponsored youth football leagues; Principals’ and Masters Cups.
This year’s camp will hold at The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, with 40 participants selected from the GTBank-Lagos State Principals Cup, GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup and GTBank Masters Cup competitions.
The ultimate goal of this programme is to sharpen and cultivate the football skills of identified outstanding talents drawing on the experience of top football coaches. The lead coaches for this year’s Camp GTBank are Victor Ikpeba and Henry Nwosu.
These two outstanding coaches will be supported by four distinguished ex-internationals and football coaches, including Mutiu Adepoju, Yisa Sofoluwe, Anne Chiejinne, and Waidi Akanni.
According to Segun Agbaje, the Managing Director/CEO of GTBank, “the Bank remains a big supporter of sports, as a vehicle to mentor students and develop their talents. He also reaffirmed the bank’s commitment to the promotion of youth sports development and said that this year’s competition will again provide the students a platform to showcase their skills and further bolster the rekindled faith of Nigerians in home grown talents.”