Birkirkara FC has reached an agreement with the Youth Academy Director Mr. Mark Bondin and his assistant Mr. Renzo Attard for the extension of a three-year contract that will see them both occupy their respective positions till the end of Season 2020-2021.
This decision underlines the satisfaction for the sterling work that has been done in the last years in the Youth Academy while aiming to continue improving in all sectors. Throughout these last years, our Academy has increased numbers in all-groups, both boys and girls while improving the coaching set-up as well as the Academy’s facilities.
Mr. Bondin needs no introduction, as he has been the Youth Academy Director for the last four seasons. Following a long fourteen-year spell with Mqabba FC, where he was one of the main persons to have seen the birth and growth of Mqabba FC Youth Nursery, the Director of Youth Coaching joined our Academy in April 2014.
During the 2014-2015 season, Mr. Bondin was appointed as a member of the MFA’s Grassroots and Licensing Review Committee for Season 2014-15. this appointment was the result of his vast experience in the local youth sector.
On the other hand, Mr. Attard joined our Youth Academy in the beginning of last June. Holder of an ‘A’ coaching license, Mr. Attard enjoys vast of experience in practically all age-groups and this season, he was also the Coach of the Under-12’s Team.
Before joining our Club, he was with the Balzan FC for the previous two seasons where he had with the roles of Under-15’s Team Coach and Assistant Director of Youth Coaching. Mr. Attard was also the Head Coach of Santa Lucia FC and Ghaxaq FC respectively in his previous experiences.