Greensprings / Kanu Football Camp (GKFC)

We are delighted to host the annual Greensprings / Kanu Football Camp (GKFC), scheduled for April 5th-10th, 2020. GKFC was establish in 2012 to enable children between the ages of 5 and 17 years to learn football skills from the Dutch Football Association and English Premier League coaches, with the support of Lagos State Football Association. GKFC presents a lifetime opportunity where young boys and girls can develop the foundation skills required to become great footballers.

Football remains an integral part of our social lives, helping children breakout of their cocoon, by expressing their talents through the game and equipping them with skills to deal with complex situations.

Football has had a positive impact on the Nigerian economy, as we have continuously witnessed “grass to grace” stories from our Nigerian international football stars playing in top premier leagues around the world and sending money back home to support their families, relatives and friends.

To this end, this year’s camp programme has been modified to ensure that it is even more impactful. Participants will be engaged in a range of activities such as team games, inspirational movie nights and emotional intelligent training etc., with a focus on mental and emotional development, while creating a spring board for future exploits.

About Greensprings School
Greensprings has been a co-educational day and boarding school for over 30 years, with an excellent track record in the academic and holistic development of the total child. We promote the development of children in our care, to become outstanding scholars, athletes, artists and global citizens, through instilling in them the spirit of excellence and good work ethics. Students are guided to develop personal integrity and leadership skills that will enable them grow as lifelong and confident learners.

We care for children all through their formative years (3 months to 18 years); Pre-school, Elementary, Secondary and Sixth Form (University Foundation Programme & International Baccalaureate) and we understand that every child needs a quality and well-rounded education to become a responsible global citizen.

Surprise Guest Appearances
In the past, we have had Kanu Nwankwo, our very own Nigerian international football legend participate in the football camp bringing much excitement and glamour. This year will feature surprise guest appearances, by local and international African football legends to give moral support and encouragement to the participants. Stay tuned!

Corporate Social Responsibility
Greensprings is passionate about the development of young African children and will sponsor at least one child to have a lifesaving heart surgery via the Kanu Heart Foundation

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    @ the opening 1st Annual GKFC

    The Director - Greensprings School and Kanu Nwankwo

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    Training Session

    Kanu Nwankwo coaching the students

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    Do right

    Learning more skills in every session of GKFC