The 3rd edition of the Leke James invitational tournament tagged Kaduna 2019 aimed at talent scouting is scheduled to hold from the 9th-11th December, 2019 in Kaduna.
The tournament is a brain child of Leke James, a Kaduna bred Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Molde FK in Norway.
The tournament which will take place at the Ahmadu Bello Stadiun is a private initiative designed to promote grassroots football in Nigeria with sixteen football teams battling for one trophy.
According to the organizer, the first and second edition saw to the discovery of local players, and the third edition has gone further to bring international scouts to hand pick talents within the three (3) days tournament period that will feature 16 grass root Kaduna football clubs battling for the prestigious awards under the watch of fans and supporters.
“The third edition has been designed with exciting and rich content for the delight of players, supporters, organizers and fans.
“The event will bring together football administrators in Nigeria, International football Scouts, Nigerian’s Ex-Internationals with heavy presence of local and international media with members of football Apex body in Nigeria Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)”.