[February 24, 2022 – Harmon, Guam] Players in Guam’s National Program gained valuable match experience in a series of eight training matches set up during a Northern Mariana Islands Training Camp held at the Guam Football Association Feb. 18-23.
Visiting teams were NMI’s Men’s and Women’s teams, as well as U20 Men’s and U18 Women’s teams. Each group played two matches against Guam’s squads during the training camp.
“COVID19 has really affected football development in Guam, with no competitive league matches in Guam since March 2020,” said Sang Hoon Kim, GFA Technical Director of the Men’s Program and Head Coach of the Matao, Guam Men’s National Team. “We are moving farther and farther behind our regional counterparts with the lack of matches, so we welcomed the invitation from NMI for matches during its training camp in Guam. Having our domestic squad of players take part in these matches has given coaches the opportunity to see their performance in real match situations, and similarly for NMI coaches. Match experience is very valuable for our players and moving forward, we need more of these opportunities. .....
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