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GEORGETOWN GFF-SCOTIABANK ACADEMY TRAINING CENTRE GETS UP AND RUNNING

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Close control: Under-17 players practice dribbling skills at the first GFF-Scotiabank Academy Training Centre session for the Georgetown Football Association region at Tucville ground.

GEORGETOWN GFF-SCOTIABANK ACADEMY TRAINING CENTRE GETS UP AND RUNNING

19th February, 2017; Georgetown: Promising youth footballers from Georgetown took part in the city’s first GFF-Scotiabank Academy Training Centre session on Friday, 17th February with U-17 boys training at Tucville ground.

Technical Development Officer of the Guyana Football Federation Inc.(GFF), Sampson Gilbert, who is in charge of scouting and developing the best talent in the Georgetown Football Association region, and GFF Youth Development Coach Challous McKinnon put the group through a range of structured drills and mini-games on Friday evening.

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Play it forward: An Under-17 player attempts a long pass forward at the first GFF-Scotiabank Academy Training Centre session for the Georgetown Football Association region at Tucville ground.

The nationwide weekly sessions cater for boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 17, and are designed to promote participation and more effectively prepare young players for elite level football and the national squads, as part of the national football philosophy and development plans of the GFF

  For more information, please contact:

Debra Francis (Ms.)

Communications and Public Relations Officer

Tel: 592 227 8758 ext. 105

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