Barbados gets FIFA office • Caribbean Life

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The recent opening of a FIFA Regional Development office on the island has elevated Barbados to the central administrative point for growth of the game in the Caribbean.

FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, said that the May 29 opening of this facility — attended by Caribbean stars such as Dwight Yorke — in the parish of Christ Church makes Barbados the new home for this region’s football expansion, “this regional office is a fundamental part of the development of football.”

This office, which will coordinate football training and building activities of all 31 Caribbean FIFA member countries, is part of the football organization’s worldwide two-year-old game improvement initiative, dubbed ‘FIFA Forward’…

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