George Mwangi

Manager , MYSA Community Leadership Academy & MYSA Talent Academy

The MATHARE YOUTH SPORTS ASSOCIATION  (MYSA) in Nairobi, Kenya with 25,000 participants is the largest Football Development Programme in Africa. The Project uses the medium of football to assist in educational and social programmes. It has twice been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize .The MYSA Academy also provides a number of players for the Kenyan National team including Victor Wanyama (currently with Southampton FC) .George Mwangi is responsible for all technical training in the MYSA Sports and Leadership Academy (coaching, refereeing, first aid and sports administration) and Manager of Player Development in MYSA Talent Academy. He holds a number of CAF, KNVB and FA Coaching Qualifications and helped develop the MYSA Sports and Community Leadership Curriculum. George has worked in sports for development since 2002 as fulltime member of staff and for many years before as an active volunteer.