Breaking News: GSSA Talent Ameen Munshi Signs with West Ham U19 Squad!
In an exciting turn of events, Ameen Munshi, a standout player from the Global Satellite Soccer Academy (GSSA), has officially inked a deal with the West Ham United U19 squad in London, England. Ameen, who joined GSSA three years ago, has rapidly climbed the ranks, showcasing his exceptional skills on the soccer field.
GSSA Director Jeff Hackett played a pivotal role in Ameen’s journey, sending him for trials at Fleetwood Town FC before catching the attention of West Ham. Ameen’s success is a testament to the world-class training and development provided by GSSA.
Expressing his gratitude, Ameen sent a heartfelt message to Director Jeff Hackett: “Thanks, Jeff. I appreciate all you did to bring me up to the caliber of this game, for me to be successful at the pro level.”
Ameen Munshi, a standout defender known for his tactical prowess, intelligence with the ball, and exceptional game reading skills, underwent trials in Europe before deciding to commit to West Ham United’s U19 Squad in the English Premier League.
This remarkable achievement highlights the global reach and impact of GSSA in shaping promising talents for success at the professional level. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Ameen Munshi and wish him continued success on his soccer journey with West Ham United! Stay tuned for more updates on this rising star. ⚽🌟 #GSSASuccess #AmeenMunshi #WestHamUnited #SoccerTalent
GSSA standout keeper and former Barbados Youth International goalkeeper, Brandon Sumpter, has signed a professional contract with Fleetwood Town FC in Dubai.
Brandon is an exceptionally talented goalkeeper who perfomed outstanding well for GSSA in the CSL championship.
Brandon was sent to Fleetwood Town FC in England by GSSA Head Coach and Director Jeff Hackett. His appearances for the club there earned him a trial at Fleetwood Town’s sister club in Dubai. Brandon, once again, was outstanding and earned himself a contract.
All of us at GSSA wish Brandon continued success. Dreams do come true at GSSA.
GSSA prolific striker Shemar has signed a professional contract with Xaghra United in Malta’s second Division. Shemar is a natural goal scorer with tantalizing skill, tremendous pace and great finishing ability.
The former GSSA standout led the CSL in scoring as GSSA won the U18 championship unbeaten. Shemar then went to Herkimer College in the USA where he was a consensus All American player and top goal scorer. In 18 games, Shemar scored 21goals and had 17 assists.
All of us at GSSA wishes Shemar continued success in his career.
GSSA standout player Ahmed Zahgloul, in the front row on the right, has signed with St. Panteleimon FC, a club based in Greenford, Greater London, England. They are currently members of the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division and play at Berkeley Fields. Ahmed joined GSSA at the age of 9 years and was developed at our Academy for the next 8 years. During that time, Ahmed attended and participated in 2 of the GSSA showcase tours of professional club Academies in England. Ahmed is highly skilled player with a physical presence and great vision. All of us at GSSA wish Ahmed continued success on his journey. Dreams do come true at GSSA.
Global Satellite Soccer Academy (GSSA) is pleased to announce that it’s standout central midfielder and captain, Dennis Kettner, 2nd from left in the back row, has been signed by Pena Raval CF in the Spanish Football Tercera Division. Dennis was developed under GSSA’s Director and Head Coach, Jeff Hackett, from the age of 9 years. Dennis trained and played at Fleetwood Town FC in England before going to Spain where was further developed at the Feel Spanish Football Academy. Dennis scored his first goal February 12, 2020 vs. Desportivo Sports Media Elx CF, when he struck a 25 -yard volley in the top corner. Pena Raval is a football club in Elche, Spain and was founded in 1959. GSSA was instrumental in placing Dennis at both Fleetwood Town FC and Pena Raval CF. At GSSA, dreams do come true. It could happen to you.
It is with a great deal of pride that we would like to take this opportunity to wish our 4 standout Academy players all the very best, good luck and much success as they venture on a 3-month developmental and trial journey in Spain. The boys, Dennis Kettner, Nick Clarke, Nathaniel Villacis and Liam Clarke left for Europe on August 7, 2021.
GSSA standout midfielder and Barbados International player, Sheran Hoyte, has arrived at English League 2 football club Fleetwood Town FC. Here pictured with Head Coach, James Ward at the Manchester Airport, Sheran was evaluated while on the 2019 GSSA Showcase tour of England. Sheran, a brilliant midfielder with a superb work ethic, is the 4th GSSA player to go to England this year on trial. All of us at GSSA wish him much success.
GSSA standout striker and current captain of Herkimer College (New York), Shemar Blair, has been named to the 2019 ALL AMERICA team. Shemar has led Herkimer in scoring both in 2018 and in 2019. He was the key to their appearance in the 2019 National Finals. GSSA develops players and offers them meaningful opportunities to progress. GSSA is yours to discover.
Toronto FC (TFC) recently announced that promising young GSSA goalkeeper Jaheim Wickham has put pen to paper to sign a youth contract with the club.It is no secret that there’s something special about the 15 year old Jaheim. He was a part of the 2017 GSSA Pro Academy Showcase team that toured Northern England and trained with our U18 team. His performances in England were outstanding and he earned a trial at Bolton Wanderers FC, where he lived and trained as a professional footballer for 9 days.Bolton Wanderers remains interested in the young lad but signing with TFC offers him the immediate opportunity to continue to train in a professional environment.
Either way, it’s good for Jaheim. And who knows, just maybe we might see him starting between the sticks for either Bolton Wanderers FC or Toronto FC down the road, All of us at GSSA is proud of Jaheim and wishes him the best of luck.
The young GSSA squad gave a scintillating display of possession football at the recently concluded Champions Showcase in Ottawa. It was a great performance by the young lads who scored 9 goals and conceded only 3 goals in the tournament. In the Gold Medal game they dominated possession and battered the Waterloo team only to come up on the wrong end of a 2-1 loss. They wore their Silver medals proudly as they knew that they were the better team on the day.