(PRESS RELEASE) — The Saint Lucia Football Association Inc. will this Saturday, May 4, 2019 hold its 32nd Ordinary Congress at the Bay Gardens Hotel from 10 a.m.
At the Congress, the national executive will present its 2018 report on the programs and activities undertaken in the last year, as well as present an audited statement of accounts outlining how the funds were expended in the last fiscal year.
The National Executive Committee, under the leadership of its President Lyndon Cooper, will present its plans for 2019 as well as its proposed budget to accompany the 2019 program of activities.
19 member district football leagues are expected to attend the Congress and hold discussions on the various items on the meeting’s agenda.
This year’s Congress will also feature the election of officers during which all currently serving executive members will be vying to be re-elected for another four-year term.
President Lyndon Cooper has stated that he is proud of his executive committee’s work for the past four years and is satisfied that they have taken the beautiful game to a high plane of existence during the period under review.
He has also reiterated his gratitude to the various partners that helped the SLFA achieve its goals and objectives and allowed it to do so in a positive and progressive manner.
President Cooper prides his executive achievements for 2018 on some of the following successes:
– The establishment of the Football Technical Centre with one artificial turf field and one grass field,
– The development of the SLFA Strategic Plan,
– The development of the Contract of Agreed Objectives,
– The Development of a strong competitions program,
– The development of a strong Youth Development Program
The development of Strategic Plans for:
– Women’s football
– Grassroots among others
– Participation in CFU, CONCACAF and FIFA Championships,
– The development of the Saint Lucia Coaching Certification Coaching Program,
– The development of 104 D¨License Coaches in the last three years
The Association will continue to progressively develop the game and push towards achieving its goal of getting to a world Cup.