In­au­gu­ra­tion of The CROC’s Soc­cer School “For All”

A free sports and aca­demic pro­gram aimed at 6 to 13 year old chil­dren of Mexico’s trade union con­fed­er­a­tion opened in Playa del Car­men

The Playa Times Riviera Maya's English Newspaper - - Sports - BY JUAN SOSA

Re­cently, there have been a lot of so­cially-in­clined projects in the sport­ing cal­en­dar of Quin­tana Roo, aimed to help out those who have less and al­low them to prac­tice sports. This time, CROC (Trade Union Con­fed­er­a­tion) launched the am­bi­tious pro­ject, the Soc­cer School For All, where stu­dents can prac­tice soc­cer as well as re­ceive aca­demic help for free.

The pro­gram was driven by Uri Car­mona Is­las, del­e­gate of CROC (Trade Union Con­fed­er­a­tion) of the Riviera Maya, rep­re­sent­ing the sec­re­tary gen­eral of CROC for the state of Quin­tana Roo, Martín de la Cruz Gómez.

With the en­roll­ment of 52 stu­dents rang­ing from 6 to 13 years old. In ad­di­tion to prac­tic­ing soc­cer, the boys and girls en­rolled will have ac­cess to ad­di­tional classes to help im­prove their grades. The school is lo­cated in the sports dome of the For­jadores neigh­bor­hood in Playa del Car­men.

Car­mona Is­las stated that “this does not end here,” as he ex­plained that the goal is to open more pro­grams in other parts of Playa del Car­men, to make room for the chil­dren of the work­ers part of CROC as well as all cit­i­zens of Sol­i­dari­dad.

Mean­while, Paul Vil­lafranco, the di­rec­tor of the soc­cer school, was proud of the fact that the Soc­cer School For All is free, and

The school is lo­cated in

the For­jadores neigh­bor­hood in Playa del Car­men /

Photos: Juan Sosa

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