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PGA holds Winter Festival of Football Over 600 players participate in Kuwait’s youth event

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: The Premier Goal Academy in association with Everton FC, under the sponsorship of Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, held their 2013 Winter Festival of Football event at Bayan Park under the patronage of H.E. the British Ambassador, Frank Baker. In total, over 600 players aged 3 to 18 participated in the Porsche Centre Kuwait sponsored event, including teams from the P.G.A./Everton Coaching Courses and Everton Centre of Excellence, as well as numerous private schools and football academies from across Kuwait. A huge turnout of enthusiastic parents and spectators cheered on and encouraged the players, who were superbly organized and guided by their coaches throughout a series of exciting matches.

H.E. Frank Baker and several other VIP guests presented medals to all participants, as well as certificates of appreciation to event sponsors and supporters.  H.E. Baker expressed his appreciation and recognition for the collective effort behind such an important community event, and congratulated all the players and coaches who took part, saying: “Apart from the joy of the game itself, football is a wonderful way to encourage young people to become physically active, improve fitness, and develop their communication and good teamwork - essential skills as they grow up.

In this day and age of hi tech entertainment it is important to participate in sporting activities which contribute to maintaining a healthy lifestyle” H.E. added, “Congratulations to all who took part and made this fabulous event possible - to Premier Goal Academy organizers Mike and Baker, Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, Sports Direct, Wrigleys Extra, Aquafina, Mickey Snacks, KD Cow, Simon’s Sound System and the other generous sponsors, and all the teachers and coaches who have taught and encouraged the players and teams to such an exceptionally high standard.” The P.G.A. Winter Camp will take place on 21st - 24th December and 28th - 31st December from 4-7pm daily at Bayan and everyone is welcome to participate in this program. There will be courses in Football and Basketball available for children aged 3 to 16 years.

For details of all Premier Goal Academy events and activities, check out the website, www.PGA-kuwait.com.kw, or contact Academy Director Mike Finn on 99981327, or Executive Director Baker Al Nazer on 66918666.




 

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