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Football game in Rwanda is ,more developed  among men more than in women. To reverse this trend,  well motivated women are keen to initiate young girls from across Rwanda to play football at the early age.

Felicite Rwemarika in charge of boosting football skills among women. She works in the Rwandan Football Federation, (FERWAFA)
Felicite Rwemarika in charge of boosting football skills among women. She works in the Rwandan Football Federation, (FERWAFA)

One those women is Rwemarika Felicite who affirms the aim will be achieved through helping y0ung girls in the countryside learn more football skills and apply them as they grow up.

She said that the initiative is backed by the Ministry of Culture and Sports as it provides political lines and necessarty tools to enable coaches and female players exercise the game freely and easily.

Rwemalika added their initiative is likely to be successful as the FIFA Live Your Goals support is granted for them.

We have been visiting five districts across the country namely  Kicukiro, Huye, Rusizi, Nyagatare and Bugesera  calling young girls to participate into our football challenge, she revealed.

Rwemalika added that a championship will be set up once well trained girls will be identified.

The ‘Live Your Goals Grassroots Festival’ bring together and FIFA in sharpening children’s talents in football playing and it has trained not less than 2000 children since its inception.

Not less than 2000 young girls have received training in football skills
Not less than 2000 young girls have received training in football skills
There is a hope that young girls will become good football players
There is a hope that young girls will become good football players

UM– USEKE.RW

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