FIFA Chief Medical Officer, Prof. Jiri Dvorak, and Cameroonian soccer legend, Samuel Eto’o, will visit the Kotobabi “3” JHS and Alajo “3” JHS on Monday, November 3 to film the “11 for health” sessions 5 and 6 respectively.

A GFA source has indicated that FIFA has approved Ghana as the first country in the world for the fourth leg of the 'Fifa 11 for Health' programme that trains kids in school to avoid health problems through various football drills.

It said both Prof Jiri Dvorak and Eto'o will therefore launch the programme in Accra and hold a meeting with the GFA president and the Executive Committee.

It also indicated that officials of the FIFA Medical and Research Centre (F-MARC), GFA officials and other officials will also address the media at a Press Conference which will be held at the Media Centre of the Accra Sports Stadium on Monday afternoon.

“The FIFA delegation will then pay courtesy calls on the Ministers of Health, Education and the Minister of Youth & Sports” it noted.

The “11 for health” programme has so far covered 500 schools across Ghana with 1000 teachers and about 30,000 students having gone through the training programme.

Source: Graphic

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