- First ever National Youth Championships hold in Belize
- A sum of 123 teams comprising of some-more than 2,300 participants from all regions participated
- Learn some-more about a FIFA Forward Programme
By an inner revolution and modernisation of a inhabitant football structure, that was realised by a support of FIFA Forward, a Football Federation of Belize (FFB) set a substructure of a energetic expansion for a inhabitant teams and football clubs.
“FIFA Forward authorised Belize to lay a plain football substructure that will make a inhabitant teams rival internationally and indeed in a really nearby future,” pronounced FFB President Sergio Chuc.
There is no doubt that a destiny is splendid for Belize. Aligned with this, a FFB in line with a possess growth prophesy launched a inhabitant set of tournaments played regionally, permitting a best teams to aspire to strech a inhabitant contest.
A sum of 26 new informal competitions were launched, that enclosed 123 teams, 2,396 players, 90 referees and 130 coaches. Using FIFA Forward funds, a FFB built competitions that aim to turn not usually a car of unchanging alleviation of skills and techniques, though also offer as a poignant amicable and sporting mutation for a subsequent era flourishing adult with a ideals of satisfactory foe and healthy development.
The awards rite hold on Saturday 4 Feb during a Marion Jones Sport Complex in Belize City was a initial ever National Youth Championships for U-15 boys and U-17 boys and girls.
The rite was not only a celebration for a champion teams for any category, though also an eventuality to give awards to a superb players, motivating groups and people who done those competitions a successful eventuality and who demonstrated their friendship and passion to football.
“The National Youth Competition, that was financed by FIFA Forward funds, has re-energised a recognition and growth of women’s football in Belize to a turn not seen before,” pronounced FFB Secretary General Earl Jones during a ceremony. “This was clearly clear from a audience of womanlike fans, families and a courtesy given by a media. This responsiveness from all has stirred a association to occupy a women’s football executive and to rivet with women’s advocacy groups via a nation to inspect ways to rivet women in marginalised areas of a nation and those deliberate during risk.”
Through a investiture of vital alliances with a National Sport Council and a Ministry of Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, as good as strengthening a partnership between all stakeholders, a FFB ensures a smoothness of a Youth National Championships. Planned to run annually, this commander plan was crucial, among others, for football bar origination and players’ unchanging appearance in unchanging and organized competitions, that is deliberate a pivotal member for football’s destiny in Belize.
Another critical member for a success of a organization of a competitions was also a 5 informal offices that a FFB relied on for FIFA Forward supports for their investiture and operation for this initial year. Those 5 informal offices will offer as a extended bureau of a FFB’s domicile in a country’s collateral of Belmopan, providing support and assistance to a football communities in their regions.