BELVEDERE, Sint Maarten – The Belvedere Football Club Association (BFCA) organized the Johan Cruyff Birthday Tournament Saturday, May 15. There was a massive turnout to see the games.
The members of the 6 clubs taking part were divided into teams in the age categories of 8, 10, 13, and 15 and under.
The six clubs of the BFC were: Hotspurs FC, FC Soualiga, Willful Skillful, SCSA Eagles, and RISC Takers
The Belvedere Football Club Association was assisted by the Sint. Maarten Football Federation in collaboration with the World Coaches.
The Honorable Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, drs. Rodolophe Samuel who was present to see the youngsters in action had lots of praise for the athletes. “ I want to encourage the leaders of the BFC to keep up the excellent work. I know that it could be challenging at times but keeping our children engaged in sport is great for their development.” He said.
The winners for the ages 8 and under are Willful Skillful with MVP: Lucas of Willful Skillful
For ages 10 and under SCSA Eagles with MVP: Lilly of SCSA Eagles
For ages 13 and under, Risc Takers with MVP: Diego of FC Soualiga
For ages 15 and under, Rics Takers with MVP: Carlos of Hotspurs FC
And the most disciplined trophy went to FC Soualiga
At the end, Minister Samuel congratulated the winners, and expressed his gratitude to the supporters for being there in one way or the other to support the teams.