By Amaechi Agbo
A foremost rising Abuja-based Football Academy, Abees Golden Football Academy, on Friday received five different awards from the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Football Coaches Council, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
The awards were received by players of the academy and their proprietoress during the 3rd edition of the AMAC Football Coaches Council Gala/Award Night held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Auditorium, Federal Ministry of Justice, Abuja.
Abees Golden Football Academy scooped 5 different awards in the night to camp a superlative year 2019
The academy which has produced no fewer than 7 players for the National teams won awards following their performances at the AMAC Coaches U-13 and U-15 tournaments organised this year.
Ikpe Andrew received award as the highest goal scorer for the U-15 while Kumater Shina was rewarded for his breath-taking performance which earned him the Most Valuable Player award in the same competition.
Emma Iniebong who notched 11 goals in 5 matches at the U-13 tournament was presented with Highest Goal Scorer award, Chukwuka Kingsley was rewarded for his most Valuable Player performance as well.
The proprietress of the academy, Usman Adedoyin Shakirat also received award In recognition of her consistent and invaluable contributions to grassroots football development in the FCT.
Speaking after the awards, Mrs Usman thanked the AMAC Football Coaches Council for recognising her little contribution in youth football development.
She added that the awards received by the academy would spur them to do more.