Today, it has become necessary for majority of young footballers who want to see their dreams come true as “world class” players, to enter football academies. No doubt about this, we can attest to the fact that, Feynoord Football Academy In Ghana, has produced some great talents that are playing in some of the top flight African and European leagues today.
This article covers all that you need to know about Feynoord Football Academy in Ghana and how to join the academy.
Feynoord Football Academy In Ghana
Feyenoord Football Academy, which is currently known as West African Football Academy (WAFA SC), was founded by the Dutch Football Academy and was officially mandated to start running on October 23, 1999.
The prime objective for the establishment of the academy in Ghana was to make it an extension of the Feyenoord’s youth development in Rotterdam. In addition to the former, the goal was to set up an edifice to train young talented African soccer players on technical and educational levels.
Preliminary, the stakeholders of the academy got some land to raise a very huge structure that included classrooms, dormitories, playing field, recreation halls, a guest house and medical area.
As time goes by, the stakeholders of the academy were able to build two more guest houses to contain the technical stuffs. The Academy has also improved the installation with a one-and-a-half artificial playing area and another natural playing grounds.
Who Owns West African Football Academy?
Wienco, a Ghanaian company in 2009, became the new owners of the Academy after taking over from Feyenoord Rotterdam.
Some Top Players That Came From The Academy
As mentioned earlier, the Academy has been able to groom some top stars.
To mention few, they have trained some players like Lassana Coulibaly, Ernest Asante, Christian Atsu, Joseph Amoah, Harrison Afful, Jordan Opoku, Mohammed Abubakari, Nana Akwesi Asare, Emmanuel Dogbe, kakra Boakye Mensah, Dominic Adiyiah, Awal Mohammed and etc.
The Academy offer a balanced curriculum for their student-footballers. Education at the Academy is not limited to only the field however, the classroom is included. Again, students are exposed to modern facilities.
How To Join West African Football Academy (WAFA)
WAFA have not displayed their contacts to the public however, to join the academy, one has to go to Sogakope in the Volta Region, South Tongu District where they are located and fill an admission form.
Earlier on, the Academy warned the general public to be aware of fraudsters who are selling admission forms in their name.
You can chat them thru their facebook account at: West African Football Academy Sc