Nationwide Division One League one (NLO)  side SGFC Athletics Sports Club will take part in what seems to be one of the biggest scouting tourneys in the country, SPOCS Scouting Tourney.

The tourney is expected to  have twenty eight (28) teams across the country on parade including Nigeria Premier League clubs like Bendel Insurance, Shooting Stars and NNL side Beyond Limit. The event will be held at the Remo Stars stadium in Ikenne, Ogun State.

The tournament is organized by SPOCS Nigeria which is an extension of the renowned sports agency SPOC Global that manages a lot of top talent worldwide with the aim to further discover and harness talent for the global football market.

SGFC Athletics  will be going into the tournament fresh from lifting the just concluded 2023 Ciroma of  ILORIN cup in August. The club will also  return to Ikenne for the first time after lifting the maiden edition of the 2022 Evolution Cup.

SGFC Athletics also finished top of the Kwara State center of the 2023  NLO abridged league season before losing out to Shooting Stars Team B in the first playoffs round.

Reacting to this development was the President of the club Richard Opanuga who stated that this would be an excellent opportunity for the players to demonstrate their skills and catch the attention of professional teams (scouts) that would be available.

" This is an opportunity we have to grab, the event will provide us with the opportunity for our players to go out there and show case what they have which will give them the opportunity to sign up with International football clubs.

“This is a good initiative from SPOCS it is one of its kinds like I said we just have to tap into this. At SGFC Athletics we have the talents to parade and I am confident that it is a sign that something good is just about to happen" He said.

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