GFF plans extra financial support for Associations- Forde

first_imgTHE Guyana Football Federation is drawing up plans to provide extra financial support to its nine member associations to help with running costs and salaries so that football can have a stronger foundation for growth around the country, GFF President Wayne Forde has announced.The GFF wants to give its member associations as much financial and logistical support as possible to develop football in their respective regions, as it rolls out a wide range of programmes, and youth and other competitions.The CONCACAF President,Victor Montagliani,will tomorrow launch the GFF-Pele Alumni Frank Watson Memorial Intra-Association U-15 Tournament – Guyana’s first nationwide under-15 youth football tournament, which will create another tier for youth development alongside theNAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power National U-17 League.“We have a lot of people that are involved with the administration of football that are doing itvoluntarily,” GFF President Forde said in an in-house interview. “We have to make changes toour statutes that would allow the (member association) president and secretary, and some of thepeople that serve football, to be compensated.”The GFF has so far employed nine regional Technical Development Officers and 14 YouthDevelopment Coaches to support its member associations in the delivery of programmes such asthe GFF-Scotiabank Academy Training Centres, as well as to oversee competitions.But key to the growth of the game is to properly fund the administration of the game at all levels,Forde said, alongside strict compliance and oversight measures to ensure that finances are usedfor their correct purpose in an efficient way.“We are going to make a bold attempt with the increase in the FIFA funding where we are goingto support our members by providing finances for their rental of their offices, telephone, utilities,and general office staff,” he said.last_img read more

Artistic Gymnastics World Cup: Dipa Karmakar qualifies for Vault final

first_imgThe second day of the competition will see Dipa on Beam, Rakesh on Parallel Bars and Ashish on Vault. The Cottbus event is part of an eight-event qualifying system for the 2020 Olympics under which the gymnasts will make the cut based on their top three scores. Press Trust Of India However, Aruna Reddy, who had won a bronze medal in the women’s individual vault event at the Melbourne World Cup, hurt her knee during the first vault and was ruled out of the competition. LIVE TV In what was a mixed day at the office for Indian gymnasts at the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup with Dipa Karmakar qualifying for the Vault Finals, but B. Aruna Reddy had to end her campaign in disappointment in Cottbus, Germany, after she suffered a knee injury during the qualification rounds. 1 year ago Noted Classical Musician Ustad Imrat Khan Passes Away At The Age Of 83 First Published: 23rd November, 2018 14:42 IST Among Indian men gymnasts, Rakesh Patra scored 14.000 points on the Rings and finished at the 14th place out of 29 gymnasts, while Ashish couldn’t produce his best, signing off at the 24th spot out of 37 gymnasts with a score of 13.200. Last Updated: 23rd November, 2018 15:01 IST Artistic Gymnastics World Cup: Dipa Karmakar Qualifies For Vault Final Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar scored 14.100 to finish 6th out of the 16 gymnasts in the qualification rounds. 1 year ago ‘Hit me with this slipper if I don’t work’, Telangana’s candidate distributes slippers to voters as part of election campaign “Aruna was going to perform a higher difficulty vault. In warm up, she was confident, but unfortunately during the competition, her landing was little early and it hurt her knee. So she didn’t perform the second vault. She is going for MRI today,” said Riyaz Ahmed Bhati, Vice-President of Gymnastic Federation of India (GFI).center_img Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US FOLLOW US COMMENT Dipa Karmar, who had an injury-marred campaign at the Asian Games, scored 14.100 to finish 6th out of the 16 gymnasts in the qualification rounds. WE RECOMMEND WATCH: ONE FOR THE AGES: Boxing Champ Mary Kom Trains With Col Rajyavardhan Rathore As The Two Olympians Spar.Meanwhile, the legendary M C Mary Kom remained on course for an unprecedented sixth gold after beating North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi to reach the 48kg final in the Women’s World Boxing Championship in New Delhi on Thursday, November 22.The 35-year-old five-time world champion beat her North Korean opponent in the semifinals. On November 20, Kom entered the semifinal in New Delhi, making her the most successful pugilist in the event’s history.READ: Mary Kom Reaches Final Of World Championship 48kg Final WATCH US LIVE 1 year ago Akshay Kumar-Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’ Beats This Record Set By ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ Even Before Its Release?last_img read more