100 Children Participate in Ambassadors Provincial Football Tournament – ​​KT PRESS

All selected players advance to the national level

For the second time since inception, in partnership with the American Christian Ambassadors Football Association, the ADEPR churches have again organized a boys’ and girls’ football tournament after two years of inactivity due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The tournament started on Saturday May 28th in Kamonyi District of Southern Province, Runda Sector in Ruyenzi Cell, where more than 144 children from Kigali city from all districts of Kigali gathered. Three of them were graduates of ADEPR Primary Schools in Kigali City.

All the children in the stadium accompanied by Pastor Seneza Jean Paul

The tournament began at the provincial level, namely as a “provincial competition” across the country with the aim of selecting talented young players for the national camp.

This time the competitions started in two provinces, the city of Kigali and the southern province, while other provinces will participate in the same competition from May 4th to 11th this year, and then the selected players will meet across the country in the national camp, which will be held from the June 25th to 28th is planned at the same field of Ruyenzi/kamonyi district.

Jean Paul Seneza Country coordinator of the program

Pastor Jean Paul Seneza, who oversaw the implementation of the twinning program in Rwanda, told Kigali KT PRESS that they intend to develop young talented footballers to become stars of the future and that not only are children coached in football, but they are also taught Christian values ​​that are instilled in them will help to achieve their goals goals.

“The event, which starts today, is called Provincial Soccer Camp and it brings together children from a province where they have been taught soccer basics for days, but have also been taught gospel-based values. Today, the children are here to select the children’s talents, and after that, the selected children will represent their provinces at the national level scheduled for June 25-28 at the same square in Ruyenzi/Kamonyi district,” he said.

Since opening, the program has thrived despite the challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, where there is now a world-class football academy (Ambassadors Academy) in southern Nyamagabe province at the ADEPR school, Sumba Secondary School. and the academy has also started to develop well. In the last few days, Ambassadors Academy played a friendly game against Paris Saint-Germain Football Academy Rwanda where they won the game 4–3 before PSG Academy Rwanda left for France ahead of PSG Academy’s World Cup.

More than 144 children participate in provincial tournaments
They look like talent between the ages of 6 and 13 (1)

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