Former President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi has paid a courtesy call on Kenpong Football Academy at their camping base in Winneba in the Central Region.
The ex GFA President and FIFA Executive Council Member whom under his tutelage qualified the Black Stars for a historic three successive FIFA World Cup in 2006, 2010 and 2014 was at Winneba to tour the incredible structures and facilities been laid down by hardworking owner and President Kennedy Somuah Agyapong on Tuesday.
He was given a warm reception by “Kenpong Capuccino” himself as well as other staff and players of Kenpong Football Academy including CEO Thomas Boakye-Agyeman.
The former WAFU Zone B President, Kwesi Nyantakyi led by “Kenpong Capuccino” visited the nice looking team’s hostel where the academy players are lodging , the state of the art gym, coaches appartment likewise the ultra-modern stadium and training pitches currently under construction at Winneba.
Nyantakyi was highly impressed and commended the leadership of Kenpong Football Academy for their great vision and supervision.
“Wow. I have been to most Football Academy centers in the country and I must say I am highly enthused with what I have seen here at Winneba. It shows clearly that the leadership have great vision for football. You’ve done well and I know a lot of money us going into this project”.
“This should motivate you the players to work hard and develop your potential because you can hardly get such good training facilities in the country at this lower level,even at the premier teams”, said Nyantakyi.
Aside his tour, the presence of Kwasi Nyantakyi also served as a big inspiration to the players. “We are happy to meet such a high profile personality who matters a lot in football. It reminds us that a lot of people are interested in our careers”,said Captain Jamal Mohammed. That was re echoed by Afrim Bossman Deborah,a striker at Kenpong who is also with Ghana’s National team the Black Starlets,saying ” This will surely spur us on as up and coming footballers,I have heard about a lot of people in football including this man and suddenly I have started meeting them”.
Team owner and bankroller Kennedy Agyapong and CEO Thomas Boakye-Agyeman were full of appreciation to Kwasi Nyantakyi for his visit,and thanked him and his crew.
“We thank Nyantakyi for coming here today not only to tour our facilities but also to share football ideas with us. We are most grateful to him. He just touched on a lot of issues even outside football which can only push us to do more and make a great dream happen.” were the words of CEO Thomas Boakye-Agyeman,popularly called Tomm Krugger.