Football has been a significant part of Elmer and Luck Anthony Bedia's life. The father and son is paying it forward by creating opportunities through football to children in the Philippines and Australia.
Elmer Bedia, popularly known as Mr Football has lived in Brisbane since the mid-80s
- Among his 6 children, it is Luck Anthony Bedia who has played football professionally and like his father is now coaching teams in the Philippines
- The Bedias are active in the football initiative IHIP, initiatives and Hearts for Indigenous People , introducing football and opportunities for indigenous children in the Philippines
- Previous players who trained under the Elmer Lacknet Bedia Football Academy have also formed their academy overseas, including one in LIberia.
'I have been playing football since I was a teenager. Football has taught me discipline, you have to be committed to training, becoming a better player and individual.' says Luck Anthony Bedia
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