Inspired Youth Ambassadors hail impact of landmark e-Goal programme
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Aurora for Training and Development’s breakthrough e-Goal project received resounding praise from aspiring Youth Social Responsibility Ambassadors from across 12 Member Associations in the West Zone after the highly interactive programme came to a close on Tuesday.
The two-week virtual pilot programme – the first-of-its-kind organised by AURORA and supported by the AFC Dream Asia Foundation – was designed to empower tomorrow’s generation through innovative and educational opportunities, to equip them with the skill sets to lead social change and to strengthen the foundations for them to encourage their peers to live more purposeful lives through football beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bhutan FF’s orange warriors showcase unity and determination to combat COVID-19
Thimphu: With the world facing its biggest health crisis of the century, the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Member Associations continue to contribute to communities who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leading the way in Bhutan, the Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) has deployed 20 volunteers from various departments, including technical coaches, competitions, media and marketing and administrative workers, to lend their support in the noble cause.
e-Goal project continues to motivate young players in the West Zone
Kuala Lumpur: After ten days of productive sessions, the 23 youth ambassadors from 12 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations in the West Zone have gained valuable knowledge through the e-Goal project.
Launched by Jordan-based youth development organisation, Aurora and supported by the AFC Dream Asia Foundation, the eighth and ninth days of the programme comprised sessions focusing on Peer Education and Youth-Led Social Change in the Middle East.
Former Saudi Arabia national team player and Al Hilal SFC’s captain, Mohammad Al-Shalhoub also joined the 10-day virtual pilot project to inspire the young players by sharing his best moments in his outstanding career as well as the challenges faced by footballers.
Oman legend Al Habsi shares motivational message to youths at e-Goal
Kuala Lumpur: Former Oman national goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi, one of the Continent’s most renowned shot stoppers made a special appearance on the fifth day of the e-Goal programme by sharing his inspiring football journey to the Youth Social Responsibility Ambassadors.
Al Habsi, the first player from Oman to play in the English Premier League and to win the FA Cup with Wigan Athletic in 2013, gave a motivational talk of how footballers can make a lasting impact on communities by using the power of the sport.
Youth Social Responsibility Ambassadors continue to benefit from the e-Goal programme
Kuala Lumpur: The landmark e-Goal project successfully concluded five days of informative and interactive sessions with the young players who benefited from the online presentations.
As part of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Dream Asia Foundation, the e-Goal programme which was initiated by Jordan-based youth development organization, Aurora and supported by the AFC commenced on June 28.
A total of 23 young players across 12 AFC Member Associations in the West Zone have been given the opportunities to engage with fellow players and learn from the experiences of leading professionals in the 10-day project.
Day three of groundbreaking e-Goal programme concludes
Kuala Lumpur: The third day of the inaugural e-Goal project concluded as Youth Social Responsibility Ambassadors benefited from the sessions delivered by key speakers.
The AFC Dream Asia Foundation, in collaboration with Jordan-based youth development organisation, Aurora for Training and Development, launched the e-Goal programme which will benefit youths from 12 AFC Member Associations in the West Zone.
AFC partners with AURORA to launch pioneering youth development programme
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), through its AFC Dream Asia Foundation, has partnered with Jordan-based youth development organisation, Aurora for Training and Development, to launch a ground-breaking pilot project titled e-Goal, which aims to create Youth Social Responsibility Ambassadors from across 12 AFC Member Associations in the West Zone.
Underlining the AFC’s Mission to use football as a tool for social development across the Continent, the 10-day virtual pilot programme, which will commence on Sunday (June 28, 2020), will offer young players innovative and educational opportunities through which they can engage with fellow players and establish a youth ambassador network to support development post COVID-19.