Kick Start Ghana has organized a 3-day soccer camp for under -12 kids in the Ho Municipality.
The 3-day non-residential camping which took place at the Ho Sports Stadium was aimed at enhancing and unleashing football abilities in youngsters aged 9-12 years old.
The soccer camp which is the first of its kind in the municipality attracted thirty-five participants from various schools and communities in Ho.
In all, thirty boys, five girls, and four soccer coaches were drawn in four groups of five to carry out tasks of playing in a world cup tournament.
England emerged winners’ whiles Cameroon, and Portugal came second, third and respectively.
Spain was fourth, Ghana, fifth and Senegal ended the tournament with the sixth position.
Malik Mohammed who was the top scorer with 7 goals was adjudged the best player in the tournament while Tony Ahameh was the most disciplined player.
The country director for Kick Start Ghana, Daniel Agbogah is optimistic the programme would stir-up footballing interest in the kids.
"Our main purpose and focus in organizing this program are to enhance the sporting and educational opportunity available in these kids for a national assignment in the future”, he said.
Mr. Agbogah added that bringing the kids together to teach them basic footballing skills is ideal to unravel the football potentials in them to become great stars in the near future.
"These are kids who don’t know anything about football but they have the interest and it is ideal to bring them together to unlock that potential in these little ones.”
Kick Start Ghana is a Charity NGO based in UK and Ghana with the mission to enhance the sporting and educational opportunities available to the people of Ghana, by investing in sport and education through grants, financial assistance for individuals and recruiting skilled international and local volunteers to work on projects and learn from each other.