Dele Ologbese, President of Ologbese Football Academy has called for the establishment of more football academies to develop and discover talents in Ondo State.
Ologbese made the call on Tuesday in Akure in an interview with Corporatesport
He said, the creation of more academies would provide opportunities for age grade national teams to select from the pool of talents it would produce.
“It will serve as a form of employment for the youths. Three of our academy players are currently in camp, preparing for foreign trial,” he said.
Earlier,Ologbese had spoken on the reception he did for the Ologbese Football Academy players for winning Oka League Cup in the Akoko South East Local Government area of the state.
He said he made a donation of football and other sporting equipment to the academy to boost the morale of the players.
According to him,the Academy was created by the Ologbese family in remembrance of their father and was registered with the state football association and the Nigeria Football Federation.
“The essence of setting up Ologbese Academy was to key into the government’s vision of developing football in all ramifications at the grassroots level.
“Some of our players are now playing for different clubs in the Nigerian league,” the chairman of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club,Ondo State chapter said.