Fiji Football Association’s Mom & Pop League which started two weeks ago is growing week by week says Fiji FA Technical Director Ravinesh Kumar.
Kumar said the program was growing as they could see the numbers growing.
“The Mom & Pop League which is for children u-10 is giving a lot a positive response from everyone as we can see the number growing in the seven district,”
“When the progam started two weeks ago we had 700 parents and children taking part and last week it was more than 1000.”
Kumar said they would expect more numbers within this ten weeks of program.
“This is a ten- week program and I am sure the number will keep increasing,”
“This is part of Fiji FA’s commitment in the development of football from the grassroots, said Kumar.
He said the program was not only for children to have fun, training and enjoyment but it was also about national unity.
“We are working towards of our football philosophy that is “Equality and Unity through Football and we are working towards anti-discrimination and diversity progame which FIFA is also working on, “Kumar said.
The Technical Director said they were also working on the national unity.
“As we are all known “Fijians” and all need to interact each other likewise we are developing the children holistically and the parents as well so they can interact with different color, race, gender and cultures.
“They all come in together and mix around and play together, “he said.