The ever moving football train of 36 Lion supremo, Hajj Gafar Liameed has just landed in Sierra Leone capital, Free Town with the sole aim of unearthing emerging talents from the West African land and other neighouring countries in a scouting tournament that will shake the West coast.
Hajj Liameed has been foremost apostle of catch them young and after holding series of talent hunts in Lagos and other neighouring States in Nigeria, he has decided to spread his tentacles to other West Africa countries with Sierra Leone of his ports of call.
The owner of 36 Lion famous for the discovery of Super Eagles player, Peter Olayinka (Slavia Prague); ex-Flying Eagles star Yira Collins Sor (Slavia Prague); Moses Usor (Slavia Prague); Imoh Ezekiel; Junior Ajayi (formerly of Al Ahly) among other top players said he just landed in Free Town, Sierra Leone with a view to hold a 12 day West African Scouting Tournament.
This is coming on the heel of the successfully held scouting tournament held in Lagos that finished recently, the Jagaban Cup which was held to galvanize support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate for the 2023 Elections, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
“Yours sincerely just landed in Freetown, Sierra Leone for a 12 days West African scouting tournament,” Hajj Liameed said in a short but terse message.
The foremost grassroots football developer is hopeful that the scouting tournament which would see teams from West African countries participating will help produce players that will later turn superstars in the mold of Sadio Mane (Senegal), Umar Bangoura, Mohammed Kallon of Sierra Leone; Naby Keita, Titi Camara (Guinea) Frederic Kanoute, Seydou Traore ( Mali) among others.
“In search of the likes of Umaru BANGURA of Sierra Leone.
Naby KEITA of Guniea.
George WEAH of Liberia.
Didie Drogba of Ivory Coast.
Samuel Eto of Cameroon etc etc.
“It is all about football with further details coming in the next days.”
36 Lion President also uses the forum to celebrate the emergence of Argentina as the World Champions which he stated could help cement Lionel Messi’s legendary status after his hard work over the years for club and country.
“Congratulations Argentina!!! This is good for football. This is good for Argentina. This is good for Messi.
This is the best reward for hard work,” he said.