Qatar Foundation’s (QF) girls’ ability friendly team has met with US soccer team representatives. Hosted by QF and the US soccer team, the football clinic was led by Amy Griffin, former US World Cup Champion and current US Deaf Women's National Team head coach, along with Stuart Sharp, senior technical director of US Soccer Extended National Team.
The session kicked off with a small-sided game that was played between Griffin, the girls’ ability friendly team, and their coaches. The clinic was attended by US ambassador to Qatar Timmy T Davis, Cindy Parlow Cone, president of US soccer; Alexandra Chalat, director of World Cup Legacy at QF; Generation Amazing youth advocates, as well as members of the Qatar Women’s National Football Team.
The clinic concluded with a closed-door women’s football roundtable discussion that focused on the opportunities and challenges in disability football, and saw Griffin share her own experience and perspective on women’s and disability football.
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