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Young Vinesh welcomes opportunity

“I would watch players like Neymaar Junior of Brazil and pretend to be him in the playground,” he said. Kumar is one of the many players training at the Holy Family Primary School ground where Fiji Football Association has opened a development centre.#Holy Family is renowned for producing top soccer players like Ivor Evans, Melton Simmons, Ambrose Hughes, Taniela Tuilevuka, Solomone Seruiratu, Jope Lomu, Usenio Logaivau and the list goes on.#Kumar, a class 8 student of Labasa Sangam Primary School enjoys training at the development centre and is happy that they are given a chance to train under qualified coaches.#“I love football and I’m really happy that we have a development centre now where we can train and learn lot, “he said.#Kumar said he wants to be a professional player when he grows up and with Fiji FA’s initiative to develop players is the start of better things to come.#“I always admire Labasa rep Edwin Sahayam but I am so happy that I have been training under him here at the development centre, “he said.#The Tuatua lad says his other best local player is Roy Krishna.#Kumar sister Venita Prasad also praised Fiji FA for opening the development centre in Labasa.#Venita said since the establishment of the centre his brother is always talking about football.#“Since he started walking he showed his interest in football. I used to play with him when he started kicking the ball. He is very passionate about football, “she said.#“Whenever there is a football match he will fight with us so we could take him. He loves football and every day after school he will gather his friends and play at our backyard.”#She added that his younger brother plays for his school team and have rescued them a number of times by scoring the much-needed goals.#“My parents are very supportive of him and they give him whatever he wants when it comes to football.”#Venita has urged parents to support their children in achieving their goals.#

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