Saturday, 4 February 2017

Exceptional people: Coaching at-risk children


His day job involves organising events and conferences for companies, but on Thursday nights, Mr Irza Fauzan Suprapto, 35, is a football coach at a street soccer court near Chin Swee Road.

For each session, Mr Irza puts about 20 children through various football drills before ending with a friendly match.

The football training is one of many initiatives by Catch Plus, an after-school programme run by the Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens' Consultative Committee.

Other than football, Catch Plus also works with community partners such as Mendaki, Rotaract Club and Heartware Network to provide other programmes - including tuition and reading and literacy classes.

Ref: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/discipline-the-goal-of-his-football-training

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