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Breno Giacomini back in Malden for weekend football camp

Posted by Marcia Dick  July 18, 2013 10:32 AM

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Breno Giacomini (right) battles the Buffalo Bills' Mario Williams.


Former Malden High star Breno Giacomini, now the starting right tackle for the Seattle Seahawks, will be back at Macdonald Stadium this weekend to lead a free football camp for young players.

American Football without Barriers (AFWB) offers football camps for athletes who aspire to one day  play Division 1 college football. Campers ages 7 to 18 may attend and are separated into teaching groups and teams based on their age and ability.

The three-day camp in Malden will focus on extensive skill development, intensity, enthusiasm, leadership, and team work. It’s free of charge for all 200 campers.

The camp will be held at Malden’s Macdonald stadium:

Friday July 19, 6-8 p.m.(Arrive by 5:15)
Saturday, July 20 12-2 p.m. (Arrive by 11:30 a.m.)
Sunday July 21 12-2 p.m. (Arrive by 11:30 a.m.)

Giacomini is a 2004 graduate of Malden High School. He will be joined by his college teammate at the University of Louisville, Gary Barnidge, who is a tight end with the Cleveland Browns.

camp.JPGGiacomini, cofounder of AFWB, said "When I think about being successful in football and in life, I have been lucky enough to have a few great influences. Being able to come to an AFWB Camp and learn how to pay attention to detail, how to work hard, how to treat others, and how to achieve and surpass goals. AFWB Camps not only gives athletes the best tools to be a better football player, athletes are given the best tools to be a better person. The camps mission is to outreach to underprivileged communities in different corners of the world to teach and spread the sport of football through humanitarian causes."

About AFWB Camps


American Football Without Barriers is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to spread American football to underprivileged countries around the world. The organization plans to host yearly camps to support football clubs and leagues in other countries and across the US, while encouraging sportsmanship and physical activity. The organization successfully hosted its first international camp in Shanghai, China.

For more information on AFWB Camps, visit www.afwbcamp.com or www.facebook.com/afwb11 or Twitter: @afwbcamps.

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