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FCC Coach Ishmael Pedro Koroma Tackles Social Issues Through Football and Activism


Pedro is seamlessly blending his passion for football with a dedication to youth activism, proving that sports can be a powerful tool for social change.


While Pedro's coaching accolades speak for themselves, including stints with the so Many youth teams and Sierra Leonean giants Freetown City Council, his commitment to youth development extends far beyond the confines of the football field.


He actively engages with young people in Freetown, addressing critical issues like education, health, and social inequalities.


Ishmael utilizes his platform as a respected coach to raise awareness about these issues.


He organizes workshops and initiatives that leverage the popularity of football to engage young people, fostering dialogue and encouraging community action.


Pedro's efforts are already bearing fruit.


His programs are empowering young people to become agents of change in their communities, promoting positive values like teamwork, leadership, and resilience.


His story is an inspiration not only for aspiring footballers but also for anyone who believes in the power of sport to create positive social impact.



"Football is more than just a game; it's a tool we can use to build a better future for our youth." - Ishmael Koroma


"By tackling social issues on and off the field, we can empower young people to be the change they want to see."

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