Guam celebrates 2019 AFC Grassroots Football Day!

Wednesday, June 19th 2019

Close to 200 youth players, coaches, and assistants participated in the AFC Grassroots Football Day celebration event at the Guam Football Association National Training Center on May 25. After a brief check-in process and group photo, players split up by birth year with respective age group coaches and assistants to take part in various skill stations that emphasized fun, yet practical skills sets for the sport. Skill sets included dribbling, shooting, passing, defending, and application of skills in mini games. Lead coaches present during the event were from the United Airlines GFA Center of Excellence with assistance from the U16 and U19 National Boys and Girls training squads, players from the Masakåda, Guam Women’s National Team, as well as handful of players called up to the Matao, Guam Men’s National Team, for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1.

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