Saint Lucia Football Association shares update on Super Cup, two matches played

Two matches were played in the Siant Lucia Football Association‘s Inc. Island Super Cup at the Desruisseaux Playing Field on Tuesday, 23rd November 2022. Babonneau got the better of Roseau 3 – 2. 

Castries, Saint Lucia: Two matches were played in the Siant Lucia Football Association‘s Inc. Island Super Cup at the Desruisseaux Playing Field on Tuesday, 23rd November 2022. Babonneau got the better of Roseau 3 – 2. 

Their goals were scored by Farad Placid with a brace in the 26th and 32nd min and the other by Rick David in the 88th min. Scoring for Roseau were Linus Edward 15th and Hemaiel Charlery in the 2nd min of added on time.

In the other game played, Choiseul overwhelmed Micoud 6 – 3 with goals from Darrel Francis with a hat trick in the 2nd, 31st and 45th min and the others from Marvey Rismay 10th , Kenville Thomas 23 rd and Zach St. Aimee 57th min.

Scoring for Micoud were Kevon Lesmond, Lennard Casimir and Kyran Marcellin in the 80th, 88th and 8th min of added on time. Meanwhile, matches continue in the Island Premier Cup on Wednesday 23rd November at two venues.

Over at the Gros Islet Playing Field, at 6.15 pm Dennery plays Canaries and at 8.15 pm Marchand comes up against Mabouya. Down at the Phillip Marcellin Ground In Vieux Fort, Central Castries plays Vieux Fort North, while, at 8.15 pm Vieux Fort South hosts Gros Islet.

The Saint Lucia Football Association Inc. has been in discussion with officials of the Ministry of Education regarding a new initiative that it intends to undertake within the Schools’ system. The said initiative requires the SLFA Inc with the input of the Ministry, to identify 25 Primary Schools to be included in this programme.

To date, the collaborative effort has realised the proposal of the said 25 schools.

The programme is termed Generation Amazing and is supported by Concacaf and sponsored by the Supreme Committee for the Delivery and Legacy of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

To this end the selected schools have been written to informing them of the nature of the programme which centres around the issue of Football Development as is a departure from the traditional Football Development.

The SLFA Inc. anticipates that the schools would embrace this initiative as the outcomes from such a programme would redound to the benefit of the school, community and Saint Lucia.

The Generation Amazing Foundation programme will target 25 students from the selected schools between the age of 8 – 12 years, where Football will be used as a vehicle to tackle some of the social ills in the communities; empower youth and improve communities and by extension Saint Lucia.

Football for social development will examine issues such as Life Skills, Values, Promoting Non violence, Bullying and Youth Empowerment.

The underlying vision of the programme is to build a legacy in communities that go well beyond the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup. 

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