Coach Abdul Karim Zeto has said that Ghana is brimmed with lots of football talents which needs more refinery highlighting on the need for coaches to learn more to help discover more of these from the grassroots.
After monitoring a cagey friendly encounter between Pacific Fc and Centenario Fc on Saturday October 12, Coach Karim Zeto revealed that the secret to football is the youth.
“We don’t have enough facilities to develop grassroots football but grassroots football is key in developing football in the country”. He stated.
“The secret to football is the youth. The new FA should make it a priority to look at investing in grassroots football to gain grounds in the country.” He added.
Cheif Executive Officer of Pacific Fc, Malik Ibrahim in an interview with WestAfrica24.com Shadrack Sam, revealed the agency’s plans on building ultra modern football academy to help groom talents in the country.
The bank roller disclosed that the motive of Pacific Fc is to help groom players for teams in and outside the country.
“I love football, I’ve realized that most of the kids have talents. We (Pacific Fc) groom players and sell them to clubs in and outside the country”.
I started five years ago but I have many players who have made it to various teams. We are planning to start an academy and have our own facilities.” He noted.
In the under 17 clash, a solo goal from Centenario Fc in the first 15 minutes ensured that the visitors walk home with a win.
In the seniors, Pacific Fc emerged victorious on the day with 3 goals up over Centenario Fc.
The tough encounter witnessed some thrills and drills from the both teams attracting some applause on the day.
Isaac Smith Ohene, the bank roller and overseer of Centenario Fc Ghana said that the club is geared towards grooming players for its mother club (Centenario Fc) in Brazil and other clubs.
He added that six players have joined the mother club (Centenario Fc) in Brazil with 18 awaiting to join when the transfer window opens.
Pacific Fc, a football agency has been in existence for the past 5 years and has helped groomed lots of talents for local and foreign clubs and currently manage about 36 players.