Girls Football Set to Boom

February 23rd, 2016

Participation opportunities for all players is an important criteria to support more players, regardless of age, ability or gender.

Female numbers in our game are less than 35% of the total player base and there is a national strategy to encourage more girls and women to play football. The starting point for many players in sport is from the formative years and with miniroos team nominations being invited by FFNC to be submitted from clubs no later than 24th March, the call is going out to urge the formation of “girls only” teams in respective age groups for players aged 5 to 11.

Girls are able to play in the mixed groups (i.e. boys and girls) if that is preferred or where necessary to form a team, but the concept of girls teams is highly recommended.

Miniroos team nomination forms are on their way to member clubs and with almost 5000 players already initiating registration for season 2016, FFNC is asking parents to consider enquiring with clubs about their daughters participating in a “girls only” team? Miniroos provides a fun environment and players can participate in “multiple” teams in the Grade 6-11 groups, subject to age relative regulations, to enable plenty of football action for all children.

EVERY registered player aged 6 and 7 will receive a football courtesy of Newcastle Permanent Building Society, our Official Partner of Community Football.

The FIRST day for miniroos in 2016 is scheduled for Saturday 30th May.

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