Soccer News of Monday, 30 September 2013
Source: Sammy Heywood Okine
Sports for Education NGO, the ASK Foundation has won the favour of United States of America based Brazil Soccer Academy and promised to work closely in the aim and objective to hunt for raw football talents and groom them to be quality gems capable of representing at the FIFA World Cup and other international competitions.
According to Mustapher Mohammed CEO of ASK Foundation, the Florida based Brazil Soccer Acedamy has promised to support his organization with both material and monetary compensations if they are able to collaborate to discovery new quality talents for football.
He expressed that the African Sports Kids (ASK) Foundation was formed purposely to unearth football talents and shape them up morally, physically, spiritually and morally to be able to love share and unite the world.
Mustapher Mohammed said the ASK Foundation offers opportunities and programmes for young children in school to be able to catch up with their advanced classmates, or contemporaries in developed comminuties. He noted that creating an avenue to play or watch fooball will also allow everyone to go out and display his or her talent. “We are doing our best to brigde the gap between the rich and the poor. We want to create equal opportunities so that everybody would be happy and safe” he said.
The young CEO said partnering with the sports media has enhanced the project and very soon ASK Foundation would be setting up structures to build a mini sports stadium with facilities for other sporting disciplines and offer employments.
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), Ghana Football Association (GFA), Professional Football Association of Ghana (PFAG), Retired National Footballers Association od Ghana (RENFAG), National Sports Authority(NSA) and Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) are some of the partners of the ASK Foundation.
Some ot the sponsors of ASK Foundation are Valley Fresh Mineral water, Lesson Pharmacy, Zenab Burkina, Stetch Media, Print Court Ltd, BKY Furniture, Sports & Leisure Services(SLS), World Star Media and Mr. Ghana, the current most popular sports supporter in Africa.He supported Ghana at the 2013 African Cup in South Africa and the African Beach Soccer Championship in Morocco.
The “Sports for Education 2013 League” has kicked off and some of the results for the first week are Holy Stars of the Islamic Institute were thrashed 3-0 by All Mighty Kiitos, Polo FC 3, Heroes FC 0, Dynamics 3, Legon All Stars 3. The competition continuous.