The 2017/2018 season of the Marcel Desailly Football Training Programme is here again starting 11th of September training sessions begin and registration for the Academy is currently in progress As the saying goes “Ladies First” this season all attention will be on ladies participation in football as well.
Following the many successes achieved by the Lizzy Football Training Programme and the Lizzy Sports Academy both locally and internationally, the talented football team have further gone on to achieve more success at this years’ Gothia Cup 2016 and Norway Cup 2016 in Sweden and Norway respectively.
The partnership agreement which was signed in October last year at a ceremony in Mecca will see the players of the juvenile Ghanaian club get opportunities to have their players travel to Saudi Arabia to train with superior facilities at the Al Wehda Sports Complex.
When former France Captain Marcel Desailly launched the Lizzy Complex on 18th June 2011, he set out on a journey to honour the memory of his late mother Elizabeth Addy and also to provide a modern sports facility to serve a growing urban populace.
Marcel Desailly is considered one of the most accomplished players of his generation, and one of finest French defenders, who stoodout for his leadership throughout his career. He combined his aggression, his ability to read the game, as well as his physical, mental, and defensive skills with a notable confidence on the ball, which also allowed to play in midfield throughout his career. In 2004, he was named by Pele in the FIFA 100 as one of the world’s greatest living players