MOFA Partners With Schools To Mentor Players

Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga (fifth standing from left) with Kisumu Day High School players. PHOTO/ KENN OKAKA

NAIROBI, Kenya-The Michael Olunga Football Academy (MOFA) has entered into a partnership with three schools in a move aimed at mentoring and developing future football players.                        

The academy, which domiciled in Othoro in Oyugis, Homabay County and whose key objective is sports mentorship is a brainchild of Harambee Stars captain, the Qatar-based striker Michael Olunga.

The Academy entered into a partnership agreement with an academic and sporting giants Agoro Sare School in Homabay County and St Mary’s School Yala in Siaya County and Kisumu Day High School in Kisumu County as a first move towards more such partnerships with other schools.

MOFA trains and nurtures talent from the age groups of under 10 to under 18.   The Academy also runs a football team, the MOFA FC which plays in the Football Kenya Federation National Division One League.

The schools will offer educational scholarships to students from the football academy to pursue their education as they continue to hone their skills in football.

According to Victor Olunga, the brother to the star striker, the MOFA academy has eight players in St. Mary’s Yala and four players at Kisumu Day and is already in partnership with Agoro Sare as they continue looking for likeminded institutions to partner with.

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