By KATE OBODO
The  MTN Football Scholar season 2 auditioning would take place in seven cities across the country beginning from   4th and 5th  May at the Liberation stadium, Port Harcourt and  Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium, Enugu respectively

Other centres  include Akure Township stadium and  Ogbe stadium  Benin on the 7th and 8th May. On May 10th and 11th  it will be the turn of Abuja FIFA Goal Project and Ilorin, Kwara stadium while on the  13th and 14th   the exercise will hold at the Legacy pitch., National stadium Lagos

The event which is open to young and talented Nigerians within the age of 15-18 would continue  on  June 2nd to 13th with selected student-athletes would receive SAT preparation and soccer instruction from elite Nigerian and American coaches.

In the quarter finals; successful candidate from the auditions will play against students from other football academies in the presence of American University coaches. Qualified candidates will receive training from visiting  coaches.

In August, successful candidates in the auditioning will proceed  to the 2nd academy.

General manager MTN Consumer Marketing,   Kola Oyeyemi said “it is a scholarship program that connects MTN with the positive dreams and aspirations of Nigerian youths for international exposure in soccer and education,” he said.

 

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