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FRWP Skills Challenge winners meet FIFA President Gianni Infantino

On Friday, 18th June 2021, the top scorers of the Footballer’s Read and Write Programme (FRWP) skills challenge, had the once in a lifetime opportunity to meet Gianni Infantino the President of FIFA. During this event, organized in collaboration with the Malta Football Association, the pupils participated in reading sessions delivered by Mr Infantino himself, and the NLA Literacy Leaders. Following the reading, the kids took part in a training session with the NLA coaches Gilbert Agius, Carmel Busuttil and Saviour Darmanin. The Footballer’s Read and Write Programme is organised by the National Literacy Agency and encourages reluctant readers and writers to improve their literacy skills through football and sports themed activities.