September 5th 2016
Massy Stores & Capri-Sun Support the Youth Football Festival
Capri Sun brand of juices sold at Massy Stores and island wide, recently announced its sponsorship of a Youth Football Festival managed by VSADC, at a cheque presentation ceremony held on Saturday September 3rd 2016. The value of Capri Sun’s sponsorship was increased to six thousand dollars ($6,000), when the sponsors were made aware of the 65-year history of VSADC.
The tournament will carry the name of the popular juice brand, VSADC Capri Sun Youth Football Festival. The Festival will take place on September 17th and 18th at the SAB playing facility and will cater to over one hundred and twenty (120) young footballers who will compete in two age groups; U 11 and U 14.
Thus far, the following football programs have confirmed their participation; Gigs Football Academy from Soufriere, Flow Lancers FC, Valley Soccer Club and the host VSADC from Central Castries, Reduit FC from Gros Islet, Big Players from Marchand and Ciceron Seagulls SC from South Castries.
Speaking at Saturday’s ceremony, Marketing and Corporate Communications Officer for Massy Stores Miss Nadia Rudolph indicated that; “Capri Sun understands the importance of sports in the development of youth. And this partnership with VSADC a 65-year-old organization dedicated to youth within the Castries basin is evidence of this”.
An extremely grateful VSADC President Curtis Paul reiterated his club’s commitment to youth development with the club operating a full fledge but unsponsored youth academy for the past eleven years. The VSADC Youth Academy has over one hundred attendees and caters to children from seven (7) years up to eighteen (18), most of them coming from the depressed communities of the inner city of Castries. Mr. Paul was deeply appreciative for the support provided from Capri Sun and Massy Stores and he pledged his club’s commitment to executing a fun and enjoyable festival.
Participants in the Capri Sun VSADC Youth Football Festival will compete for trophies, medals and product prizes, all courtesy of Capri Sun and Massy Stores. Parents, families and football lovers are all invited to the SAB playing facility from 9:00 am on Saturday September 17th to witness the matches and to support the aspiring footballers.
Please contact the undersigned should you need further information of clarification.
Mr. Peter Prospere
Photo: Caption – Massy Stores Marketing and Corporate Communications Officer with the VSADC President and Youth Academy.