Andre Charles appointed Paramakatoi Football Ambassador
President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), Wayne Forde, has appointed Andre Charles as a ‘Football Ambassador of the Village of Paramakatoi’, following his visit to the community from August 26-28.
Forde’s visit to the Region Eight community was on invitation from the Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and Patron of Women’s Football, Valerie Lowe.
In a letter to Charles, Forde said: “I left your village with a renewed sense of purpose, clarity and direction. The many wonderful memories and inspiring moments I took with me will be cherished for the rest of my life. Your beautiful Paramakatoi is a picturesque village that is second only to the warmth of its lovely people.”
The appointment is for one year and as part of Charles’ responsibilities are: 1. Attend meetings with the Sports Council as a representative of the GFF President 2. Attend GFF’s Congresses 3. Welcome visiting officials to the village on behalf of the GFF President 4. Travel with the GFF President to Regional events and 5. Promote the beautiful game of football throughout the region.
During the visit, the president and Minister witnessed community football matches and also interacted with the villagers.