The Salvation Army in Sweden has assigned Major Kjell Karlsten, SA Gotland Visby Sweden, to devote 75% of his time to implement the FFA-concept both on a local and national level in Sweden for a period of one year starting August 1st of 2013.
FFA Global hosted a week-long ID-camp along with FC Gute (Sweden) in Toronto, Canada. The program was a combination of training-sessions and Life-classes. Four professional trials were awarded to the top candidates, giving them the opportunity to participate in try-outs for two football (soccer) clubs in Sweden.
Evroy Junior Ellis, one of FFA Global Canada’s-youth was offered a pro-contract. He has travelled to Sweden and is experiencing life in a new country for a year. He is playing professional football, attending University and continuing his self development both socially and spiritually with a local FFA Global Sweden-group.
FFA Global and The Salvation Army Gotland hosted a seminar by the end of the tryout week. The media, the local schools and future sponsors were given the opportunity to meet and talk to the Canadian players who shared their personal stories. The Canadian players´ football skills were assessed by FC Gute by the end […]
FFA Global Canada sent three youths from Toronto, Canada, accompanied by FFA Global Canada’s player manager and mentor, to Gotland, Sweden. They participated in a FFA Global- try-out program including practices with the FC Gute team (the local second division pro football club) and visits to the local University and schools. They were also brought […]