The Juventus Football Academy in Ghana has unveiled its registration fees for aspiring players looking to join the academy. The registration costs are as follows: $1500 for players aged 6 to 8, $2000 for those aged 9 to 11, $2500 for players aged 12 to 14, and $3000 for players aged 15 to 19.
In addition to the registration fees, players will also need to purchase the Pulcini and Giovannissimi kits, priced at $400 and $450, respectively.
Despite some criticism from the public regarding the high fees, the Consul of Ghana to Italy, Massimiliano Colasuonno Taricone, who is a partner in the academy, has clarified that the Juventus Academy Ghana will have a section exclusively dedicated to talented and underprivileged players. This section will offer free registration, including accommodations and meals.
The Juventus Academy Ghana, situated at the SMAC Sports Center on Tetteh Quarshie Avenue in Accra, boasts impressive facilities, including an astro-turf football pitch, a paddle tennis court, a multi-purpose court for various sports, and a 6-a-side futsal arena. Additionally, it features four classrooms, each with a capacity of 30 children.
The academy was founded through the collaboration of former Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah and the Consul of Ghana to Italy, Massimiliano Colasuonno Taricone, in partnership with the Italian club, Juventus.
Ghana is that country where they criticize you if you do nothing and if you do something…..— Consul of Ghana to Italy (@consoleghana) November 7, 2023
We will have a section dedicated only to the talented and the less privileged which will be entirely free, including room and board. we will open to justifiers soon.
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