Esteemed football player Abdulla Haneef (Benjo) has said that the UEFA Assist U15 football tournament scheduled to be held in Addu City will be a golden opportunity for young and upcoming players in the country.
The tournament, conducted by Football Association of the Maldives (FAM) in coordination with Union of European Football Association (UEFA), will be held from July 20 to 29 in Addu City.
Saudi Arabia, Latvia, and Bhutan will also be participating in this tournament, that is being held under the Towards Future strategy.
Abdulla Haneef stated that this will be a golden opportunity for young players, and that playing against strong teams will benefit them greatly.
This is the first international tournament to be held in Addu City after the 2014 Challenge Cup.
The football stadium in Addu City is being prepped for the tournament, including changes to the lighting system and many more enhancements.