The women's national futsal team gets the opportunity to train with Genoa FC in Italy

Sports Tuesday 31/May/2022 17:48 PM
By: Times News Service
The women's national futsal team gets the opportunity to train with Genoa FC in Italy

Muscat: Oman’s women’s futsal team has received an exclusive invitation to train and enhance its skills with Genoa F.C.C in Italy, reflecting the Oman Football Association’s Board of Directors’ resolve to strengthen partnerships that will advance opportunities for the national team.

The team is currently preparing for the West Asian Championship, and this invitation follows the visit from officials of Genoa FC to the Sultanate last March. During this time, representatives discussed cooperation opportunities across sports and culture, youth exchange programs, women’s sports development programs and other sports-related programs, in coordination with the Omani-Italian Friendship Association and the Embassy of Italy in the Sultanate of Oman. This invitation to host the women’s team camp is an outcome of this visit and the efforts of the Omani Football Association to promote National Sports.

The Italian Serie A club will provide training grounds and professional training tools, and, in addition to organizing friendly matches, it will support technical aspects of the women's national team to ensure optimal preparation for the next stage of its development.

The women's futsal team has also received financial support for this training opportunity from Al Mouj Muscat. This reflects Oman’s premier lifestyle destination’s ongoing commitment to social responsibility, especially with regard to developing youth through sports. Sport a key theme for Al Mouj as it continues to contribute to sustainability and a positive social impact in the Sultanate.

The Oman Football Association expressed its sincere thanks and appreciation for the efforts of the Omani-Italian Friendship Association for its coordination efforts. Its thanks also go to Her Excellency Federica Favi, the Italian Ambassador to Oman and her team for supporting this opportunity along with other various initiatives in the field of cultural and sports exchange between the Sultanate and Italy. The OFA is deeply grateful for the support provided by Al Mouj Muscat, ensuring that the team to compete in the upcoming tournament. The organization also very much appreciates the kind invitation extended by Genoa FC, and is confident that this cooperation will yield positive mutual results.