New football ground inaugurated at San Lawrenz, Gozo
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A new football ground in San Lawrenz, Gozo, has been inaugurated by the Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, Dr Stefan Buontempo and the Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo.
This ground is part of a programme of funding worth half a million euros that the Government said it is investing in sport for Gozo.The Parliamentary Secretary said that this investment means that sports facilities in Gozo will not only be at a high level, by that also particpants in sports competitions and activities in Malta will be able to benefit though the recently announced scheme to aid with expenses.
The Minister for Gozo mentioned that in recent months a great deal of work has been done that will give a completely new dimension to sports on the island. He announced that in due course a new pitch will be inaugurated in the Zebbug primary school as well as in Kercem.
Dr Refalo stated that the Ministry for Gozo is committed through this coming year to continue its work against obesity among children in Gozo.
The Minister said that work is being done on grounds in Ghajnsielem, Qala and Gharb, so that every village team on the island will have an appropriate place for taining. “This investment is being done with the aim to encourage more children to practice sport in Gozo.”