Recruitment For Ghana Under 17 Football Team Set To Begin

The Technical Team of the National Under 17 Football Team is set to begin a nationwide recruitment of young players born on or after 1st January, 2000 to form the Ghana under 17 Football Team.

The exercise, which would enable the Technical handlers to scout for young talents will commence 14th January and ends on 31st January, 2016.

The Technical Team will be supported by the Regional Sports Development Officers (R.S.D.O) and Regional Coaches by organizing a mini tournament for the players in each of the capital cities. The recruitment exercise will be done in phases and players are to report at the various centres with proof of birth certificates and other necessary documents and training kits.

The dates for the exercises in the various regions are as follows: Tamale, 14th-16th January, Bolgatanga, 17th-19th January, Wa, 20th-22nd January, Sunyani - 23rd-24th January, Kumasi - 25th January, Takoradi - 26th January, Cape Coast, 27th January, Koforidua - 28th January, Ho -29th January and Accra - 30th-31st January, 2016.

The second phase of the exercise would involve a justifier at Prampram for the selected players from the regional capitals on 3rd and 4th February , 2016, whilst the phase three would involve players from Academies nationwide, who would join the Airtel Rising Stars for another justifier from 5th-7th February, 2016.

The fourth Phase would see players from the phase three exercise joining those from the Regions to make up the core of the final team which will start camping from 9th February, 2016.

All selected players will go through an MRI scan and players who fail this scan will be disqualified and replaced with players who are on standby due to number or positions available.


Last modified on Thursday, 14 January 2016 11:47
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