Diamond international Football Academy, Umuahia was established in 2012. The youth soccer academy is driven by passion to discover, train, nurture, expose and empower talented soccer stars in Nigeria. The academy has over the years been able to structure the organization with reputable, experience and tested football administrators, coaches and back room staff. Several players of the academy are today at Nigeria national youth teams while some are plying their trade in Europe and other parts of the world.
The tournament “DIAMOND YOUTH SOCCER CUP CHAMPIONSHIP” 2015 is packaged to help develop African football at the grassroot level and to create a platform for talented young African players to showcase their personal skills and ability in the game of football while competing in the presence of international football scouts, soccer academies, coaches, managers and media. The tournament is a special event as it will create opportunities for players to be considered for trials with local and foreign clubs. Top football scouts from Nigeria, Europe and other parts of the world will grace the 3 day tournament. .