By Alexander Johnson Adejoh
Eintracht Frankfurt, Sporting Director, and Chief Scout, Frank Sebastian and Corlineus Kruesser are in Nigeria to search for a new Victor Osimhen.
The scouts are in Nigeria to monitor a scouting program tagged 9ja/Bundesliga Scouting Competition that started on Monday, May 22 and will end June 25, at the Otunba Dipo Dina Stadium, Ijebu Ode.
The scouting program organized by Dino Sporting Club will feature ten teams.
The participating teams are Dino Sporting Club, Box2Box FC and Cats FC.
Others are: Bethel Sporting Club, Broad City, Ikhon Allah Football Academy, Atlantic Business FC, Hyraj FC, Faban FC, Abray Sports Club, and Ndan Football Academy.
According to the organizer of the scouting program, the founder of Dino Sporting Club, Samuel Columbus, the Program is designed to promote grassroots football in Nigeria and to promote young players.
He added that there are plans to sustain the program and lots of grassroots will be involved.
He said, ‘The program is designed to promote grassroots football in Nigeria and to help youngsters fulfill their dream of becoming professional football players.
‘We are based in Abeokuta, where we are supposed to use it, but Ijebu Ode is one of the venues we use for our matches, and that’s why we brought it down here. This is just a starting point, and we need to get more.’
We are in Nigeria to discover the new Victor Osimhen
On his part, Eintracht Frankfurt Sporting Director, and Chief Scout, Frank Sebastian, revealed to Newsmen that they are in Nigeria to discover the new Victor Oshimen.
They said, ‘We are here to get another Victor Osimhen. It’s going to be a mixture of talents, and physical and mental strength; they should have the spirit of sportsmanship and good behaviour on the pitch.
‘Nigeria is full of talents that will help shape global football.’