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About us

 

WELCOME TO ZAYTUN SPORTS ACADEMY

Zaytun Sports Academy formally known as Zaytuna F.C. United is a Ghanaian professional football club based in Accra, Greater Accra. They are currently competing in the Ghana Poly Tank Division One League formerly of Ghana Premier League.


History

Zaytun Sports Academy, formally known as Stay Cool and Zaytuna FC, was formed on 17 December 1997 by the Club president/CEO Alhaji Franko Lamtey. The club started at second division level and competed with eighteen other teams at that level at the time.

The club within two year of it existence set a record of playing 30 concurrent league matches without defeat at the Second Division. It was promoted to the First Division in the year 1999.

At the Division One League, the club launched a campaign from the year 2000 to get qualification to the Premiership and was finally rewarded by the 2003. It came second in the league; hence, the club got promotion to the Premier Division.

Due to capital intensive natures of the premier division, as the club was solely being financed by the Presided of the club, it was relegated after a year at the premiership.

In the year 2004 the club changed its name from Stay Cool FC to Zaytuna FC then to Zaytun Sports Academy, launched another campaign to the premiership and qualified again to the premiership 2006.

In order to overcome the financial challenges, the club entered into partnership with a local partner. Per the term of the partnership, the partner was given controlling stake in the club. Lack of experience by the new managers cost the club; it was relegated again to the Division One in the 2008.

Zaytun Sports Academy now owns an academy which specialty is in training of players, scouting, provide agents to players, preparing, buying and selling of players to the international market.