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FIFA announced the "Football for Schools Project" on its website
#Ethiopia The Secretary General of the World Football Association (FIFA), Fatuma Zamora, announced the "Football for School Project" in her blog where young people learn the art of football in schools.
It is said that the project will help Ethiopia to raise its level in the field of football and help young people to acquire the basic knowledge of the art of football.
A delegation of FIFA senior officials and coaches led by the Secretary General also observed the football infrastructure constructions being done in Dredawa.
Dredawa administration mayor Kedir Juharna, cabinet members and Ethiopian Football Federation President Isaias Jira participated in the visit.
The delegation saw the artificial turf that was laid at the playing field of Dredawa Stadium at a cost of 50 million birr and the comprehensive sports academy which was built at a cost of more than 1 billion birr.
At the same time, FIFA Secretary General Fatuma said that the sports infrastructure projects that are being built are helpful for Ethiopia to find its rightful place in the world of football.
He said that FIFA will continue to strengthen its professional and technical support so that these developments are built with the required quality and bring results.
He stated that Ethiopia is the founder of the CAF and a great country. He said that by strengthening the football infrastructures that are being built throughout the country, it is possible to make Africa one of the countries that will represent Africa in the World Cup in 2026.
According to the mayor of Dredawa administration, Kedir Juhar, Dredawa is a city that has produced outstanding players who are considered to be important in the history of Ethiopian football and clubs that have participated in African club competitions.
The ESA reported that the "FIFA Football for Schools Project" that was announced today will allow Dredawa to succeed in its previous name in the field.