Demba Ba a former Chelsea, new castle striker launched a football academy at a cost of 3 billion FCFA (approximately $4.5M) in a village in Senegal his native homeland.
The academy will be built on a 10-hectare area at Roff Village in the locality of Malicounda. The local authority will also help in setting up a maternity ward and a youth centre in the area. Recently, the 37-year-old purchased a second-tier team, Amitie FC, in his native country. According to Wiw Sports.