TikiTaka International will be opening a door of opportunities for young talented Nigeria footballers as they will be hosting a 5 Day football talent hunt in Abuja from the 22-27 of May at the Area 3 playing in Abuja.
Tikitaka International has invited a group of foreign scouts from top teams, B Hacken in Sweden, Cape Town. FC of South Africa and a top Nigeria scout and agent Olushola Orelaja base in UK to Nigeria to be complemented by another Nigerian based in UK Dr. Ojays will all be around to help identify young talented players with the potential of playing in Europe and other parts of the world in the future.
has been developing talents in Nigeria for over a decade in Nigeria, They have contributed to the development of youth football talent in Nigeria by exposing them to International youth football tournament in Denmark and Sweden.
TikiTaka International are the Current Cup one champions in Denmark and runner up in the Gothia world Cup. They have also assisted Nigerian youths to be invited by European clubs for trials. Alhassan Yusuf who plays for IFK Gotherborg was scouted and developed by TikiTaka Fc International. He won the best youth Footballer in Sweden 2 years ago.
The program will feature both male and female footballers, according to Tikitaka International Nigeria Team Manager Yinka Olagbemiro, said the team decided to includes women in the 5days event simply because Sweden is the home of Women football and we have a top agent coming from B Hacken a top Swedish team that parade both teams.
When we told them we will like to include women they were happy to hear that and they are excited looking forward to see from the pool of talent Nigeria has in women football and they want to be associated with more Nigeria talent to come and play for their team in Sweden.
These will go down as one and only scouting program that has ever given the perfect opportunity for women football most scouting program we have seen here in Nigeria is always about male team reason we decided to go a bit further he said.
Five teams from all over the country will take part in the 5day scouting program, with Tikitaka FC International providing their Gothia U-17 team and main team, Ottasolo from Ota in Ogun state, Kaduna United Blue Oceans from Lagos, Digital FC is an Abuja base team while FC Heart is from the Pyramid City of Kano.
While the women team will feature top teams from Nigeria Women League, Nasawara Amazon, Naija Ratels, Dreams Stars Ladies FC and Dynamic Plus Soccer Angels FC. Will all be part of the event.
At the end of the tournament, players with outstanding talent will be picked by the experienced scouts and be given the opportunity to be invited for a football trial to clubs in Europe.