Photos – Luck Smiles On Orphans At Pepsi Football Academy Screening Exercise

For Divine Eken and Joseph Nneku, June 13 2015 is a date they will not forget in a hurry after they emerged winners of the 2015 Pepsi Football Academy UK Scholarship following a 3-day selection exercise in Abeokuta.

Eken Divine and Nneku Joseph

The two children of destiny will now attend the prestigious Brooke House College in Leicestershire, UK on a fully funded football scholarship which will give them the opportunity to further their footballing careers.


The winners


15 year-old Divine who came from the Aba centre, lost both parents and three siblings early in his life and was raised by his uncle. The toothy adolescent who idolises PFA graduate Osaze Odemwingie was selected alongside 17 year-old Joseph from the Jos centre who lost his dad while still in SS1.

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