MTN Football Scholar , from MTN Nigeria, has announced simultaneous audition venues and dates for youth in its program to get them to develop their fullest potentials and make them football legends for the nation. The dates and venues are listed below
16th – 18th of Sept. 2011; Akure – Ondo State (Police College Football Field)
Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State (Kayode Oluyemi Stadium, Ado)
20th – 22nd of Sept. 2011; Warri - Delta State (Police Field, Ekpan)
Benin – Edo State (S & T Military Barracks Football Field, Ugbowo)
24th – 26th of Sept. 2011; Osogbo - Osun State (Osogbo Township Stadium)
Ibadan – Oyo State (Obafemi Awolowo Stadium)
30th Sept – 2nd Oct 2011; Abeokuta – Ogun State (MKO Stadium / Abeokuta Grammar School Field)
Lagos – Lagos State (National Stadium Surulere)
This event is is open to students within the age bracket of 16 and 20years. Interested contestants would be required to send sms to 4000 at N50, stating their name, age and location. Interested contestants must also have fulfilled some requirements listed in MTN website.
MTN Football Scholar is a youth program aimed at discovering talents who can combine active football and education at the tertiary level within a scholarship scheme. It is a platform for the discovery, training and exposure of budding soccer talents. The key components of the training and exposure scheme will involve access to scholarship opportunities to soccer oriented universities in the United States and linkages with other international soccer academies.