The Governor General, pointing to the success of severalyouth leaders in Jamaica, said the youth must be encouraged so that the vision of creating better societies can become a reality. The young people are next in line for leadership … we reinforce each other values and sharpen each other’ vision … your own work in Highgate encourages that mutuality in development,” he said.Champions like BoltSir Patrick also told members of the organization that they are Jamaica’s “champion to the world like Usain Bolt” and “are valuable members of our development team. “I thank you for all you do in uplifting the communities you live and the community of your birth. … and to helping advance our 2030 vision to make Jamaica the place of choice to live work raise families and do business,” he added.CommittedThe “UFOH,” pronounced [Hoo-Fah], is the first organization committed to the town of Highgate in St. Mary Jamaica.The Florida chapter is headed by Chairman Lorrimer Burford and its goal remains “campaigning for a better Jamaica; a safe, healthy and enjoyable place to work, live and play.”For more see ufohus.org Jamaica’s Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen, had a serious message for some 300 members of the South Florida Jamaica Diaspora in Cooper City, FL. on Saturday night, Dec. 9, 2017.Delivering the keynote address to the 11th fundraising gala of the United Friends of Highgate, (UFOH), Sir Patrick challenged members of the organization and Jamaicans globally to engage more with the next generation – the youth.Hold the key“I frankly believe the Millennials hold many of the keys for the brighter future in which we hope,” he said. “We need to challenge the millennial passion into constructive engagement in our organizations.”
Ghanaian coach, Samuel Taylor, has been selected as part of 8 finalists for Arsenal and World Remit’s “Future Stars” program.The eight Future Stars finalists will now compete in a public vote for the chance to attend a personalised training programme with Arsenal Football Development coaches in London – sponsored by online money transfer company, WorldRemit. Two winners will be chosen – one male and one female.Taylor described his selection as a once in a lifetime opportunity and urged people to vote for him to help realise a lifelong dream.“The opportunity World Remit is offering me is a once in a lifetime opportunity and it will open my world to new skills and new people who can all help me further my career as a coach,” Taylor told Citi Sports.“I’m urging people to vote for me so I can use the experience I acquire at Arsenal to help my kids to nurture their talents,” he said.To vote for Samuel Taylor, visit www.futurestars.worldremit.com, scroll down and vote for him.Voting is FREE.About Samuel TaylorSamuel coaches under 13, under 15 and under 17 teams at Em Sporting Club, which is located in a rural area near Accra.A passionate football player himself, he decided to start coaching to bring together children and coaches from neighbouring villages to enjoy football together.Learn more about Samuel Taylor’s work in the video below:How was Samuel Taylor selected for the World Remit Future Stars?In August, World Remit and Arsenal Football league launched its “FUTURE STARS” Competition targeting youth football coaches across Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean.Out of all the global submissions, Mr. Samuel Taylor, a youth coach from Ghana was chosen as finalist! This means he has advanced to the next level to be considered for training in London UK with Arsenal Football Club Development Coaches.