Dreams FC trainer CK Akunnor has heaped praises on the ongoing national U15 League bankrolled by the Ghana Football Association. The former Ghana International tagged the pilot based program and beneficial and a source of talent for the top flight coaches.
The retired Black Stars attacking midfielder, cited the priceless nature of the lower tiers as one of the inspiration driven from the Under 15 national League. The head coach for Dawu based Dreams FC singled out himself as a beneficiary of such leagues in the earlier days of his career whiles calling on the handlers of the U17 team to cast their net wider into the playing staff of the national Under 15 League.
In an exclusive interview with Sports crusader on the long term effect of the National U15 League, CK Akunnor heaped kind words on the inaugural program, calling on the handlers of the Black Starlets not to look beyond the maiden program.
“The National U15 League is a good idea for Ghana football.
“It makes life easier for the teams to find the next talent. It will go a long way and of cause we can select the national under 17 from them”, Akunnor revealed
The Dreams FC trainer singled out himself as an evidence based beneficiary of the program in the formative stages of his career.
“I am a beneficiary to this project. I played with the second team of Okwahu United by then it was the U20 and it later helped me as a footballer.
“It helped in getting into the senior side quickly(the first team)”, the retired Black Stars players rounded.
The Ghanaian football Association in collaboration with FIFA has unleashed a pilot national U15 League in the country zoned into two sectors.