Kimisagara and Kabuye Football Youth Leagues

webFootball youth leagues have proven to be an inconceivable success as a tool for talent detection and promotion while also offering great opportunities to foster positive attitudes and values among young people. Since 2017, ESPERANCE and Amahoro e.V. yearly organize football youth leagues for young talented players from different football centers in Kigali, especially from Kimisagara, Nyamirambo, Gisozi, Kacyiru and Kabuye. Two youth leagues with a total of 18 teams for boys and 8 teams of girls are organized in Kabuye and Kimisagara. Through football competitions more than 400 youth players learn to develop their talents and acquire further skills to increase their chances of becoming professional football players and prevent dangers which may affect their future like early pregnancies, drug abuse and school dropouts. 25 youth leaders are trained in workshops on refereeing and first aid. They play a crucial part in the organization of each match day. 24 Youth coaches improve their coaching skills through coaching workshops and regular matches during the competition.

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