The Trophies Lounge was officially inaugurated on Wednesday by Prime Minister Dr Joseph Muscat in the presence of Malta FA President Norman Darmanin Demajo and Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport Dr Clifton Grima.
Situated on Level 2 of the Millennium Stand at the National Stadium, the Trophies Lounge is a new, upmarket hospitality area that offers guests and members an enhanced matchday experience.
In his speech, Dr Muscat praised the Malta FA’s on-going infrastructural projects as well as the Association’s emphasis on talent development.
The Prime Minister urged the Malta FA to start taking advantage of the Citizenship of Merit which is primarily aimed at boosting the country’s profile in international sports, adding that this will not hamper the development of young homegrown talent as exceptional footballers and athletes will raise the standards.
Norman Darmanin Demajo said the Malta FA is continuing to invest not only to upgrade its infrastructure but also in human resources by employing competent people who share the Association’s vision. However, he added that infrastructure alone does not work and that the real challenge that the association was facing were “human resources” and “creativity beyond infrastructure”, stressing that the MFA will continue to do its best to attract and offer employment to the people who are totally committed to this philosophy.
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