African Football

Daniel Amokachi predicts bright future for African football

Super Eagles of Nigeria assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi is full of optimism about the future of African football as the CAF African Schools Football Championship is set to kick off in Zanzibar on Tuesday.

The draw ceremony for the championship was held on Sunday, setting the stage for what promises to be an exciting event.

Amokachi expressed his admiration for the scale of the championship, highlighting the participation of over 800,000 learners from across Africa. He also hailed the significance of the prize money involved, noting its potential to contribute to the development of school sports across the continent.

In Amokachi’s view, competitions like the CAF African Schools Football Championship play a vital role in the growth of football in Africa. He pointed out that the recent Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) showcased the rising prominence of African football in various aspects. With a strong foundation provided by tournaments like this championship, African football stands to benefit even more.

“One has to commend the scale of this event. You are talking about over 800 000 learners participating across Africa. Also looking at the prize money involved, it will help in the development of school sport and development in Africa,” Amokachi was quoted by CAFonline.

“Such competitions contribute significantly to the growth of football in Africa and as many witnessed at the recent AFCON, African football is on an exciting rise across all sectors and having a strong foundation such as this tournament can only benefit the African football.”

The tournament is scheduled to take place at the Amaan Stadium from May 21 to May 24, promising several days of thrilling football action.

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