Talented Young Footballers Off to Barcelona

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Five local Under 13 footballers will be going on a tour of Spain’s Barcelona Football Club next month.

The players were chosen from a tournament hosted by the Kingston and St. Andrew Football Association, KSAFA, and MILO, in St. Andrew, yesterday.

The players chosen for the tour are Tariq Ximinies and Kevon Wilson of Harbour View; Romaine Blake of Waterhouse; Matthew Rose of Central Kingston and Sean Salmon of Montego Bay United.

Milo’s Country Manager for Jamaica, Daniel Caron, says the tournament is a part of a Nestle worldwide initiative to promote healthy living.

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KSAFA President, Wayne Shaw, says the partnership with Milo will help football development in Jamaica.

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Harvour View FC won the tournament overall after defeating Real Mona FC 2-1. Central Kingston FC was third.

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Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.