Soccer Academy set for second phase of youth empowerment

Marasata Soccer Academy has concluded it’s first phase of youth empowerment on sport and plans to begins with the second phase on Monday, 19th, 2020.

Coach of Marasata Academy, Mr. Martins Asata disclosed this on Saturday in Lagos. He said that the Academy started its first phase of the training on the 12th of Oct. and to begin phase two of the coaching on 19th of Oct.

According to him, the Academy gives the vibrant youths the opportunity to achieve their ambition of playing/studying within Nigeria/overseas and to be a world-class professional player in the years to come.

“Several youths will be trained in soccer and they shall be accorded the opportunity to travel abroad to play with their foreign counterparts.

“Many of our players have traveled abroad to exhibit their talents which were later signed by foreign football academy while some were given a scholarship.

“Such an opportunity still awaits our new and upcoming footballers, hence, requires them to register with Marasata football academy.

“The registration is free but any interested members that want to join the football academy will pay a token of N5,000 via It will accord such members lots of opportunities accrued to the Academy at home and abroad, ” he said.

He added that Marasata Soccer Academy is a non-profit-making organization with the primary aim of developing soccer at the grass-root level, thus assisting players to realize their full potential.

“The Academy also compliments the efforts of other bodies as the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) in developing soccer to an enviable height in Nigeria.

Asata said that the Academy would embark on another one-week training of youths on soccer and the best players shall be selected for national and international football tournament trials.

He said that to participate in such sporting activities, individuals would pay a token of N5,000 via

He said that the new event include; Academic membership trial dated 19th-23rd of October 2020 at Greenfield Stadium by Marwa Bus Stop, Lekki Phase1, Lagos State.

Other activities as Professional soccer trials, trials for U.S.A trip (School Soccer), Weekend/Monthly fitness training for corporate bodies/individuals, and 6-Aside tournaments.

Asata enjoined every lover of soccer and intending footballer to key into this opportunity for self-discovery and promoting his or her talent to the world via Marasata Soccer Academy.

Mr. Yisa Sofoluwe, Head, Coaching Crew of Marasata Soccer Academy, said that the forthcoming tournament would serve as an avenue for the discovery of young talented youth on soccer.

Sofoluwe, also the Ex-super Eagles Player added that, he would double as one of the screening coach on the day of the event.

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