May 7, 2013, 9:45 AM
Wale Adek, a Sierra Leonean-British born, who has become the sponsor and agent for the academy, visited The Gambia to know the academy’s constraints and conduct training for them on basic knowledge of football.
A semi-professional who started playing football at his school age till university, Mr Adek played for
“The reason why I like coaching is because I have a vision to develop talents and that I have to start from the grassroots level; this is why I am coaching young kids from 14 below,” he said.
“I enjoy coaching kids for them to be proper and perfect young players tomorrow. Presently I am coaching an academy called
The team has won many trophies because they play good football as an academy and they are focused when playing, he says.
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Wale added: “They don’t listen and don’t have patience on the ball and play how they like, but in this one week their way of ball approach has changed; they listen to one another, which I am happy about.
“It is a good academy if they continue to train as team, and with team spirit they can be better players.”