Over 1,000 players participate in Kuwait’s premier youth sports event
KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: The Premier Sport Academy in association with Everton F.C. and Celtic F.C., under the sponsorship of Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, held their 2017 Winter Festival of Football and Basketball event at Bayan Park at the weekend. In total, over 1,000 boys and girls aged 3 to 18 participated in the Porsche Centre Kuwait sponsored event, including teams from the P.S.A./Everton Coaching Courses and Everton Centre of Excellence, as well as teams from the Lycee Francais, Franco Community Program, Don Bosco and numerous private schools and academies from across Kuwait.
A great turnout of enthusiastic parents and spectators cheered on and encouraged the players, who were superbly organized and guided by their coaches and teachers throughout a series of exciting football and basketball matches. The players demonstrated excellent skills and sportsmanship, reflecting their effort and commitment to the sport.
Also available at this family fun day were various attractions enjoyed by all, including the Porsche Kids Driving School, where the children took time out from the football to drive Porsche pedal cars around a specially designed road circuit to promote road and traffic safety. Centre of attention was a Porsche Boxster vehicle, on display from Porsche Centre Kuwait.
Captain Finlay McLean, the Military Defence Attache, British Embassy, and several other VIP guests presented medals to all participants, as well as certificates of appreciation to event sponsors and supporters. Captain Finlay 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. Presentations were made to the event sponsors Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, MoveOne, Slim Chicken, Costa Coffee, Movenpick Hotel, Blue Mode and all the contributors including; Kuwait National Bottling Co. (Pepsi and Aquafina), Gulf Trading and Refrigerating Co. (Mars Div.) and Light Food Co. (Mickey Snax).
The P.S.A. Winter Camp started on Dec 17 and the next P.S.A. Coaching Course will commence Jan 12 at Bayan, everyone is welcome to participate in this program. There will be courses in Football, Basketball and Volleyball available for children aged 3 to 18 years. For details of all Premier Sport Academy events and activities, check out the website, www.PSAkuwait. com.kw, or contact Academy Director Mike Finn on 99981327, or Executive Director Baker Al Nazer on 66918666.