KINGSTON, JAMAICA — April 17, 2022 — Valeo Futbol Club (VFC), a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit sports education and training organization, is thrilled to announce the successful completion of its groundbreaking Youth Development Soccer League, held in partnership with the Kingston and St. Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) from March to July 2022. This league marked a significant milestone as the first organized youth soccer competition following the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Youth Development Soccer League, aimed at players aged 11 to 17, saw the participation of over 1000 young athletes who dedicated themselves to the beautiful game throughout the four-month journey. VFC’s unwavering commitment to fostering competitive athletes, outstanding citizens, and strong leaders was evident throughout the tournament.
Key Highlights of the VFC Youth Development Soccer League:
- Comprehensive Support: VFC went above and beyond by providing all participating players with uniforms, ensuring that every athlete felt a sense of belonging and pride in representing their teams.
- Coaching Excellence: The club equipped all coaches with essential training tools, including balls, bibs, and cones, enabling them to deliver top-notch coaching to our young athletes.
- Infrastructure: VFC’s dedication extended to the provision of goals and meticulous game day operations management. This ensured that the league ran smoothly and allowed players to focus solely on their development and the spirit of competition.
- Community Enrichment: VFC firmly believes in the power of giving back to the community. Through this initiative, the club aimed not only to develop soccer skills but also to instill values such as Teamwork, Discipline, Hard Work, Commitment, Respect, and Leadership in the young athletes, shaping them into responsible citizens and leaders of tomorrow.
- A Symbol of Resilience: The VFC Youth Development Soccer League was a symbol of resilience, determination, and unity as it marked the resurgence of organized sports in a post-pandemic world. The dedication of players, coaches, and organizers alike showcased the unwavering spirit of the sporting community.
President of VFC, Emelio Williams, expressed their gratitude and pride in the success of the league, stating, “The VFC Youth Development Soccer League is a testament to our commitment to the holistic development of young athletes and the communities we serve. We are immensely proud of the dedication and hard work exhibited by all involved, and we look forward to continuing to make a positive impact in the lives of our players and their families.”
As VFC moves forward, the club remains dedicated to its mission of developing competitive athletes, outstanding citizens, and strong leaders, and enriching the lives of our players, their families, and their communities through ongoing community development initiatives.
For more information about Valeo Futbol Club (VFC) and its programs, please visit – https://valeofc.com/ or contact Emelio Williams at Information@Valeofc.com.
About Valeo Futbol Club (VFC):
Valeo Futbol Club (VFC) is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit sports education and training organization based in Kingston, Jamaica. VFC is committed to developing competitive athletes, outstanding citizens, and strong leaders through the sport of soccer while promoting the values of Teamwork, Discipline, Hard Work, Commitment, Respect, and Leadership.
Valeo Futbol Club (VFC)