Kevin Azzopardi has announced that he has submitted his nomination to contest the election for the post of general secretary at the Maltese Olympic Committee.
Azzopardi is a former football referee but during the last few years, he has been working in Maltese sport in the role of Education Officer (Physical Education) within the Ministry of Education.
As from this year, he is also forming part of the National Sport School set-up as he is assisting in sports performance analysis.
Azzopardi confirmed his intention to contest the election in a post on his facebook page.
“During the past weeks I have been encouraged by several national sport associations to submit my nomination for the post of Secretary General of the Maltese Olympic Committee,” Azzopardi wrote.
“I proudly announce that I have accepted this invitation and am ready to humbly give my small contribution as others have done in the past and till this present day in the best interest of local sport.
“Looking forward to meeting all 45 affiliated national sport associations during the coming weeks to share ideas, discuss views and most important of all listen to each and every one’s unique needs and expectations.
“Above all, let’s be ambitious for our sportsmen and sportswomen to make their next step forward.”
Joe Cassar, the current general secretary will also be vying to retain the post he has held for almost three decades.
The MOC elections are scheduled to be held on November 9.