The Michael Olunga Football Academy (MOFA) has entered into a partnership with three schools in a move aimed at mentoring and developing future football players.
The academy, which is domiciled in Othoro in Oyugis, Homabay County, and whose key objective is sports mentorship is a brainchild of Harambee stars captain Qatar-based striker Michael Olunga.
The Academy entered into a partnership agreement with Academic and sporting giants Agare Sare School in Homabay County and St Mary’s School Yala in Siaya County and Kisumu Day in Kisumu County as a first move towards more such partnerships with other schools.
MOFA trains and nurtures talent from the age groups of under 10 to under 18. The Academy also runs a football team MOFA FC which plays in the Football Kenya Federation National Division One League.
The schools will offer educational scholarships to students from the football academy to pursue their education as they continue to hone their skills at football.
According to Victor Olunga who is a brother to the star striker, the MOFA academy has eight players in St. Marys Yala and four players in Kisumu Day high school and is already in partnership with Agoro Sare School as they continue looking for like-minded schools to partner with.