Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Mickey Pacheco to be the chief guest at Konkani drama in Kuwait

Mickey Pacheco to be the chief guest at Konkani drama in Kuwait


Francisco Pacheco, popularly known as Mickey Pacheco, a social worker and a football enthusiast, will be on a private visit to Kuwait and will be attending the Konkani drama this weekend at the Kuwait Medical Association Auditorium the chief guest.   In the last elections in Goa under the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) at the Benaulim constituency of votes polled numbering 15674 under heavy contest received 8092.  Goa’s ex-Tourism Minister was born in Panjim, Goa, he is well known for several interest of the Goan community and Indian populace at large including: Social and cultural Activities, Sponsoring free education, books, imparting computer education to children, encouraging and assisting in the promotion of young and local talents in art, culture and sports.

 His special interest is in helping the poor and needy and development of Benaulim constituency. While his hobbies include sports, fishing, visiting places of touristic interests, fashion designing, and reading, he has also been keen in activities and membership of prominent clubs as also being the ex-promoter and financer of Fransa Football Club (Goa) at the National level. Presently, encouraging local youths to participate in sports activities/sports events all over Goa and rendering them with all the Financial assistance required, Mickey is the patron and chairman of the Real Betalbatim Football Club in Kuwait since September 2010 which was formed by a group of Football enthusiasts under their district/taluka name “Salcette United” later to be re-christened to “Real Betalbatim FC”.  Last year a major glittering football festival “Sheikha Huda Al-Sabah Memorial International Tournament” was organized by Real Betalbatim in which Indian football teams from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries participated along with local expatriate teams at the Salmiya Baladiya Stadium.  This year, Real Betalbatim has joined as a member club of the Kuwait Indian Football Federation (KIFF) and are participating in the regular football tournaments.  Mickey Pacheco will be accompanied by Real Betalbatim FC’s CEO Robino Fernandes, ex-Kuwait “Incredible XI” football team member, and can be contacted at 66060985.

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A big e-welcome to you. Tumcam Maie-mogacho ieukar. Enjoy Life - This is not a rehearsal! Konkani uloi, boroi, vach ani samball - sodankal. Hich Goenchi osmitai ani amchem khalxelponn. Goenchi amchi Konkani bhas! Ekvottachem saddon Goenkaranchem. This is Gaspar Almeida from Parra, Bardez, Goa, based in Kuwait and am connected with the www.goa-world.com website created by Ulysses Menezes, and as Moderator of the famous first of its kind Gulf-Goans e-Newsletter (since 1994) and The Goan Forum and several Goan and Indian associations and forums and e-forums in Goa, India, Kuwait, The Middle East and worldwide.