Nigeria based youth development academy, Buruj FC, has said it is determined to defend its English International Super Cup title and has commenced early preparations towards achieving target.
The Ikorodu, Lagos, based youth football side made this known during the signing of a partnership agreement with Medview Airlines ahead of 10th anniversary celebrations of the academy.
Buruj out-performed teams from over 20 countries from across the world to emerge champions of the 2017 edition of the English Super Cup, defeating Wit Worth Park Boys Football Club by a lone goal scored by Azeez Oseni in the final of tournament concluded in Manchester, England, on July 31.
Ahead of the next edition scheduled for July 26 through 29 in Manchester, CEO of the academy, Salaudeen Waheed, revealed that they are using the 10th anniversary of the club to prepare the team to defend their title even as they have promised that their partnership with Medview will enable them take their fans to England for a celebration complete with sports and musical entertainment featuring Abass Obesere and other acts.
The English Super Cup is an international football tournament that affords youth teams from various parts of the world the opportunity of playing before English and other renowned world football scouts with a view to helping the youngsters to find leverage for their footballing career.