Africa’s leading pay-TV service operator StarTimes have reportedly collaborated with the German Bundesliga ahead of a project targeted at grassroots levels football, Ghana Web confirmed.
The Bundesliga Football School is believed to be a partnership between Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) and StarTimes, the official broadcaster of the German Bundesliga in all Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Bundesliga Experience is an event that is set to give Ghanaian fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to connect with Germany's topflight football.
The school, which has been set for December 14 – 18, 2019, will over the course of one week, soccer players (boys and girls) between the ages of 13 and 17 will receive targeted assistance in a series of compact training sessions and workshops, enabling them to showcase their talent as quoted from Ghana Web.
Former German international Renate Lingor, 2x World Cup Winner, 2x European Champion and 3x Bronze Medal Olympic Games winner together alongside UEFA license A coaches such as Tobias Süveges of SV Werder Bremen, Arne Stratmann of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Bjoern Nass of Bayer 04 Leverkusen and head coach of the Bundesliga Football school, Birger J. Nass are in contention to lead the course.
In a press conference and official launch, Head of Marketing at StarTimes Ghana, Akofa Banson revealed the need to invest in the development of Ghana football.
“StarTimes, the brand that introduced affordable pay-tv to Ghanaians 3 years ago is seeking to give back to Ghanaians with this Football school project through our partnership with Bundesliga.”
“We will continue to improve our brand, offer more value to our customers and contribute our quota to the growth of Ghana Football.”