Ooredoo and Paris Saint-Germain brings International Football to Maldives

Ooredoo and Paris Saint-Germain brings International Football to Maldives
05th May 2015

Ooredoo is giving youth in Maldives the opportunity of a lifetime; to learn from world-class coaches at a clinic held by Paris Saint-Germain on 29 and 30 May. On this occasion,Ooredoo has launched a special social media campaign using the #OoredooPSGAcademy, asking parents and youth to upload videos of 14 to 16 year olds, showcasing their footballing talent. Ooredoo will then select the most promising young stars to participate in the training camp.

Vikram Sinha, CEO of Ooredoo Maldives said: “We are investing in human potential, as our focus on the community continues to grow, and this unique prospect offers an unforgettable experience for local youth to learn from the very best as well as showcase their talent to the world. This programme will empower young people and instil in them the value of teamwork, discipline and commitment, as we open the door for their dreams to become professional footballers.”

Ooredoo and Paris Saint-Germain bring International Football to Maldives with this first session of the Paris Saint-Germain Academy brought to you by Ooredoo. The clinic will bring some of France’s finest footballing coaches to deliver the training. Participants will include 6 to 16 year old players selected mainly from Football Association of Maldives and through Digital campaign on the Ooredoo Instagram with #OoredooPSGAcademy. Parents and young people can upload videos on Instagram showing their footballing talents until 12 May 2015.

The programme forms part of both Ooredoo and Paris Saint-Germain approach to encourage healthy lifestyles and support young peoples’ ambitions and aspirations. To date, Ooredoo has held a number of events to drive individual and collective growth through sports, in addition to forming partnerships with Football Association of Maldives.