15-Year-Old Amos Debah Wins Scholarship To Study And Play Soccer In America
15-year-Old soccer sensational Amos Debah has departed Liberia to the United States of America to continue his academic education and play soccer.
The kid was provided a four-year scholarship by the Blair Academy In New Jersey, the USA to study and play soccer.
Amos won the scholarship through the support of a local football academy, the Nation One Academy which has over the years engaged in the training and development of young kids in the soccer arena.
According to Milton Yoko, the head of the Nation One Academy, Amos Debah and two others were selected by schools in the United States after watching highlights of the kids in training at the Nation One Academy and during community games.
Amos Debah impressed for the Paynesville S.D.A High School in recent ISSA games.
Milton Yoko said Amos will be joined in the US by two of his Nation One Academy mates in the coming months.
The Nation One Academy in recent years has sent to the United States three of their academy players and is hoping to add to that number in the coming years.
Yoko said the scholarships are been made possible through the efforts of the Nation One Academy CEO Octawie Tah who resides in the United States.
Amos told The Monrovia Time, he was happy for the selection.
“I’m so happy for this opportunity which I had hoped for. I will not let down those who have put faith in me. I will work to make them proud” Amos said.
Amos Debah is a tenth-grade student at the Paynesville S.D.A. High School.
He plays as both a midfielder and winger and has impressed the academy in those positions in friendlies and other competitive encounters.