GIZ equips NFA Girls Centre

15 Jan 2019 14:10pm
REHOBOTH, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - The Namibia Football Association (NFA) Girls Centre last week received beds and bedding worth N.dollars 75 000 from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
The German development agency donated 18 single beds and bedding to the centre, which was opened in 2016.
A statement availed to Nampa on Tuesday said the donation will enhance the centre’s capacity to provide a safe and secure space for the football-playing girls.
Centre Manager Jackey Gertze explained that it will also increase the possibility of generating income by renting out accommodation to other sport teams.
“The GIZ continues to be a key partner of women’s football development… This gesture has helped us to furnish the second floor of the Girls Centre... We take care of girls from as far as Karasburg and Katima Mulilo,” Gertze said.
The centre hosts 15 full-time top players and offers education tutoring, vocational training and healthy lifestyle activities to players
It forms part of a German development cooperation project that works in close cooperation with the Namibian Football Association, the Namibian Ministry of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture, German Football Association, the Football and Athletics Association of Westphalia and GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.