Craig Sports Academy said on Monday that it had begun to register children for its summer sports’ coaching as part of its juvenile and grassroots sports development programme.
Abiola also said that it would run from Monday to Saturday at the Ato Field inside Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, PWD, Ikeja, Lagos.
NAN reports that the programme would hold when primary and secondary schools in the country would be on long vacation.
Abiola said that the programme was meant to keep the children off the streets, to prevent them from getting involved in crime or other anti-social activities.
He said that six children from the UK and the U.S. where among those that attended last year’s summer coaching.
He said that the academy was prepared to admit more children for this year’s programme.
“The benefits of the training include secured environment, opportunity to upgrade their sports skills and keeping them off the streets.”
According to him, children between ages five and 16 years are expected to benefit from the programme.
Abiola said that participants would participate in Football, Athletics (Track and Field), Basketball, Fitness and Obesity reduction, as well as mental development through sports during the period.
He said that each intending child would pay N20,000 for the programme as well as for beverages and water that would be served then.
Abiola, however, said that the academy would require the consent of parents before any interested child could be registered for the exercise.