Different Directions

Different Directions

Who We Are 

 

Mustapha Achab

Mustapha Achab

Mustapha (Stephano) Achab trains keepers as he was trained as a young player growing up in Morocco – in the classic European and French academy tradition. 

With over 13 years of 400 professional appearances and 11 years of uninterrupted professional 1st team appearances (D1), Mustapha's background and experience is impressive. Here’s just three features of his experience: 

  • Qualified and Played with the Moroccan team in the Olympic Games in Barcelona
  • Awarded Best Goalkeeper in the Moroccan Championships in 1992, 1994, 1995, and 1999
  • Qualified and Played in the World Cup in USA (1998)

To find out more about Mustapha or to sign up for training, please visit www.achabsocceracademy.com 

Charlie Collinson

CW Collinson

Raised in a family of educators, Charlie has decades of teaching and community service, and like many Americans came to the game of soccer through his children.  

With years of experience teaching science via fossils, Charlie has expanded the family collection, and has added Meteorites and Volcanic material – all to help explain and show and teach. 

An award winning writer about computer programs and software packages, Charlie founded Different Directions to bring his passion of the natural world to others, and to join with others in the celebration and teaching of the Beautiful Game. 

Mo Keita

Mo Keita

Chosen for his U14 National Team, Mo moved to the U.S. and began an impression array of awards, a full scholarship, University of Rhode Island, and appeared twice in the NCAA I Tournament. 

Mo trained in Germany with Ismanning FC and 1860 Munchen, and returned to New Hampshire where he lives in Nashua. 

To date, he’s taken three teams to state, winning the Championship twice, coming in 2nd once, and being nominated by coaches and players as the Safe Play Award Winner twice. 

To train with Mo or to attend the Skillz Check 3v3 Tournament, please visit www.skillzcheck.com

Bette Smith

Bette Smith

With decades in the love and understanding of computers, Bette is a true geek, and has an intense focus on new technologies and specifically in Games. 

It has not been an uncommon event to spend a Saturday night developing computer games or building cutting edge game systems with her sons. Also, an accomplished sports photographer, Bette has taken many of the Brazilian Touch Soccer photos displayed on the site.





 

 

 

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