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Manta Rays Youth Soccer Club uses Domino’s donation to Pay it Forward
By Shonalee King Johnson
Dec 18, 2016 - 10:28:13 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - This holiday season, players on the Manta Rays youth soccer club are learning the true meaning of paying it forward. Thanks to a recent donation of 100 soccer balls from sponsor Domino’s, team officials along with their players have decided to give a portion of their gift to two youth soccer programs in need of additional equipment.

The Gambier Primary School Soccer Club and the Future All-Stars soccer program help to introduce kids from underprivileged backgrounds to the sport. They will both receive new soccer balls for use in the upcoming season.

“For the past two seasons we have partnered with the Manta Rays to ensure that the125 club members have all of the necessary equipment needed to perform during the season,” said Domino’s Brand Manager, Shirlen Godet said.

“When they advised us of their desire to use our donation to help other programs, we were thrilled that they wanted to share with others in the soccer community. It’s a powerful lesson for the young players and one that we can all learn from.”

Club Coach and Sponsorship Director, Greg Walker says the idea to pay it forward will teach their members a lesson that goes beyond the soccer field. “Our players are dedicated to this game. They show heart on the field and give it their all each season,” he said.

“In addition to good sportsmanship, we also want them to understand the value of giving back. It’s a lesson that can take them throughout their lives. We would like to thank Domino’s for their continued support and for allowing us the opportunity to help some amazing kids at Gambier school and the Future All Stars program.”

To celebrate the efforts of the young athletes, Domino’s will sponsor pizza parties when the gifts are presented.<


For the latest on the Domino’s Manta Rays Soccer Club visit http://mantarayssoccerclub.com .

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