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Hall of Fame Academy Finnish Football Worldwide Outreach Continues

Hall of Fame Academy Finnish Football Worldwide Outreach Continues

05/13/2019
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The PFHOF Academy has conducted over 20 international football camps and promotions as part of Celebrating the Excellence of the Game Everywhere. Last weekend NFL Legend, former Cleveland Browns General Manager and PFHOF Academy Head Coach Ray Farmer was joined by Sebastien Bijasson in Helsinki, Finland to promote a three day Academy program November 1-3rd this year.

Ray and Sebastien visited the offices of SAJL Finland, walked the facility of the academy, and toured Finland accompanied by a gentle snow. Farmer also conducted coaching clinic with the Finnish coaches,  covering the qualities and benefits associated with  football.

Ray and Sebastien attended the National U19 game Finland vs Russia. Ray handled  the coin toss, was a guest analyst during the game’s coverage and handed out the two MVP awards to the players that will   attend the academy in November.

Many thanks to Roope Noronen – Finnish Federation President, Jari Salonen – Head of Education and Tuomas Heikkinen National Team Head Coach.

At the Novemnber academy in Finland  Ray will be joined by other NFL Legends Kurt Barber, Rich Bartel, Ted Cottrell, Robert Ford and Hall of Famer Rod Woodson.

Knowing how many athletes and federations crave the knowledge of American football, the PFHOF Academy has been working hard to bring the academy to as many countries as we can. Finland being in the Nordic region is the perfect area for the academy and the SAJL Federation is excited for this opportunity. Later this year, the Academy will travel to promote and conduct clinics  in China, India, Slovakia, France, Switzerland, Netherlands and Mexico.

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