BHP, Pattaya United team up for ‘Score Your Goal’

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Kids were taught basic football techniques by coaches from Pattaya United.
Kids were taught basic football techniques by coaches from Pattaya United.

PATTAYA – Bangkok Hospital Pattaya and the Pattaya United Football Club teamed up for the second ‘Score Your Goal’ football camp for kids.

More than 50 children ages 6-13 hit the Khao Noi football field May 19 for the soccer lessons hosted by BHP Assistant Director Dr. Surachai Khampakdee and Dolphins Director Sirima Panichiwa, who handed out gifts to the kids.

A boy is taught how to kick the football correctly.
A boy is taught how to kick the football correctly.

Over nearly five hours the kids learned basic football techniques demonstrated by coaches and players from Pattaya United. Head coach Surapong “An” Kongthep demonstrated how to play both offense and defense, control the ball and the best way to score a goal.

Score Your Goal was started by Bangkok Hospital Pattaya to support the community. It is aimed at promoting health and sports while keeping youths away from drugs.