Generation Amazing and the Qatar Football Association (QFA) have partnered with Aurora for Training and Development to create One Goal Arabia, a youth development program that will work with young footballers between the ages of 16 and 17 to equip them with the skills to use their role models to inspire others.
To celebrate the upcoming FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021, One Goal Arabia will work with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the African Football Confederation (CAF) to develop a network of young Arab players determined to promote social change through football for good activities.
Supported by leading educators in the sport for development sector, the project will include five program areas, each designed to engage stakeholders in the positive development of young people with the aim of encouraging non-competitive collaboration for impact. social and prosperity. Upon completion, players will be encouraged to work with their local associations and organizations to share the value of football for development with their peers.
“We are very happy to be part of this important and meaningful initiative, which is a crucial step to empower our young people and support their growth,” said QFA General Secretary Mansoor Al Ansari.
“The Arab Cup is not only an opportunity to unite our national teams and our supporters, but it is also our duty to leave a positive imprint on the leaders of tomorrow through such programs. I am confident that the knowledge and expertise that participants will gain from this experience will also be shared with their schools and communities once they return home safely. We look forward to welcoming these young professionals and are proud to give them the means to become the ambassadors and leaders of tomorrow, ”he added.
One Goal Arabia was born out of Generation Amazing and Aurora’s long-term commitment to the development of educational programs to support strategic alliances for the development and empowerment of youth through sport.
“We are very proud to partner with QFA and Aurora for Training and Development to launch One Goal Arabia, which will celebrate Arab unity and culture through our youth exchange capacity building program,” Nasser said. Al Khori, Generation Amazing Program Director. “By creating strong strategic alliances and working closely with AFC and CAF, we are creating a network that helps empower and engage young people through the inspiring power of football ahead of the upcoming FIFA Arab Cup in Qatar. . “
“Sport education for development is an invaluable tool in developing compassionate, resourceful and self-aware leaders who can inspire lasting attitudes and help their communities weather the difficult times ahead” said Amani Al Qadi, founder of Aurora for Training and Development. .
Mohammad Al Refai, Network and Project Manager, Aurora for Training and Development, added: “Professional sports entities are powerful allies in our collective attempt to empower communities through sport, and it is an honor to show the track with the 23 football associations representing the Arab world. “
As part of its activation, One Goal Arabia will be celebrated at the FIFA Arab Cup ™, which runs from November 30 to December 18. The program will also be included in the next Generation Amazing Youth Festival, which will be held in Qatar during the tournament.