Despite the great news that Schools will be slowly re-opening in the aftermath of the two devastating storms, Irma and Marie, the Association’s After School Football Programme is still on hold for now,
The situation, though, will change very quickly and once suitable, save venues can be confirmed the programme will be up and running.
Whilst more and more football will undoubtedly take place before the year is out, the ever popular BDO Primary School League and the FA’s High School League are also on hold with a possible start date early in 2018.
Meetings will take place over the coming days to see how best to engage the Youths in Football, once there are safe environments and to rebuild the After School Programme, which will continue to provide a meaningful avenue for youngsters to stay fit, healthy and also provide a welcome relief from the day to day stress caused by the Storms.
High School Football, will not be overlooked with visits to be ongoing to those institutions re-opened to evaluate needs, equipment and suitable space.
Additionally, the FA will be looking to re-establish its databases and contact all those who have been involved in the game and aspire to reach representative levels.
One of the more important tasks will to actually see how many players are still in the Country and then rack down those who have left.