Tanzania national under-17 football team star Kelvin John have grabbed the attention of top European teams due to his superb goal scoring abilities and game intelligence.
Dutch outfits Ajax Amsterdam FC and Premier League giants Manchester City have reportedly made inquiries on the youngster and are therefore fighting for his signature according to afconu17tanzania.com
Over 20 agents across the football world are Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania to spot talents in the on-going U-17 Total Africa Cup of Nations.
With just two games played, Kelvin John was seen as one of the world’s top strikers in the future, he scored one of the goal in Tanzania’s 5-4 loss to Nigeria in their opening game on April 14th.
“Kelvin John has the attributes of a true striker with speed, skill and finishing instinct,” one of the agents confessed.
It is stated that Ajax and Manchester City are already in touch with the 15-year-old star’s guardian and parents as they pursue to secure his services.
Other players who are highly tipped by the agents include Steve Wamba Djouffo and Ahmed Tidiane Keita of Guinea and Osavaldo Pedro Capemba of Angola, who might be signed by top clubs any time.
“There is a lot of talent in Africa and it is always good to try and identify it when the players are still young,” Sweden based Atoto Sports Management agent and founder Abdifatah Mohamed said.
Other agents who are in Tanzania are coming from Belgium, Germany, England, USA, and Turkey among other top football European countries.