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By Staff Reporter : PNG Today

FIFA legacy programs to be launched

A FIFA film crew will be arriving in Port Moresby this week to conduct interviews and film major legacy initiatives that will be launched at the end of this week in the lead up to Port Moresby hosting the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in November.

The legacy programs ‘Live Your Goals’ and ‘FIFA 11 for Health’ will be launched at the end of this week and the film crew will be capturing footage to use in a documentary to promote this prestigious tournament.

In the lead up to the launch of the ‘Live Your Goals’ initiative which will be launched this Sunday, a coaching workshop is being conducted by FIFA Instructor Carolina Morace a former Italian player coach and football legend who is now a FIFA Technical Director.
The workshop which is underway at the Rita Flyn Indoor complex is being attended by coaches from around the provinces to prepare them to take on the ‘Live Your Goals’ program. The program will be rolled out to the 4 regions in the coming months.

PNG Football Association Senior Vice President Linda Wonuhali who addressed the workshop stated the coaching course is a platform through which the legacy programs will be channelled.
“The coaching course is a way forward for development of football in the country for our young girls. Football has gained momentum as a direct result of the upcoming world cup and we hope more women and girls will be inspired to play football”, said Ms Wonuhali.
“There is already a strong focus on women’s football development in the country and the legacy aspect of maintaining these commitments will be through the implementation of these legacy programs, said Seamus Marten”, Chief Executive of the Local Organising Committee.
The ‘Live Your Goal’ campaign will be launched this Sunday and will coincide with the NCD Governor Powes Parkops health initiative, the ‘Walk for Life’ program.
The ’11 for Health’ program will be launched on the 4th of July

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