Ambassadors Little Futsal, Thursday 16th April

by Colin Dexter

Ambassadors Little Futsal Futsal is a Ministry of Ambassadors Football, it great way for boys and girls (5 – 7 years old) to develop their coordination, foot skills and social skills in a positive environment with Christian coaches.

The sessions run for approx. 60 minutes including 5 minutes for refreshments and prayer at the end of the session. We are running an 8 week course in association with Agape Community Church Ty Sign at St David’s Church hall and on the field if weather permits.
Starting Thursday 16th April at 5:00pm
Cost £2 per week (Concessions for extra children from the same family home)
Contact Mark Jones on 07836 608085 or email to book on the course, or sign up at the TLC cafe

The course will be led by Jorge Pinheiro
Jorge’s CV is as follows
Profession: Soccer Coach
Professional Qualifications:
Ex-Professional Footballer
Professional Soccer Coach Brazilian Football Association
Modern Football Instructions Brazilian Football Association/FIFA
UEFA C Licence Welsh Football Association
UEFA B Licence Welsh Football Association
UEFA Futsal Coach Welsh Football Association

Professional Experience:
Soccer Camps Organizer in Wales, Spain, Jordan and Poland (since 2010)
Voluntary Soccer Activity in Zaatari Refugee Siria Camp in Jordan July 2013.
Coach Coordinator at Centro Esportivo do Jorginho (ex.Brazilian footballer World Cup) in Guadalupe Favela for 900 kids. (2000 to 2002)
Coach Coordinator at Deportivo Jaen Escuela de Futbol/ Spain (2002 to 2006)
Match Analysis Coach of Wales Futsal National Team 2012/2013
Cardiff City Football Club U10s Development Coach (at present)

We got married in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1994. Jorge worked as a missionary with the local Baptist churches in Rio for 9 years, setting up football schools in the churches as an outreach ministry. In 2002 God took us to Jaen, a small town in the south of Spain, where we worked for 4 years with a football ministry.
We have been living in Risca for almost 9 years. During this time we have been involved in the work at Moriah, setting up football activities and visits from our Brazilian friends, amongst other activities. For the past 6 years Jorge has been working in Brookes and using his holidays to organise outreach activities using football in Risca, Spain and more recently Jordan. He has also organised, but couldn’t go to the trips to Poland, Morocco and India.

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