NORTH Coast Football clubs are in the middle of celebrating Female Football Week as they hold events in recognition of the importance of the women’s game.
This years Female Football Week is currently being held from May 6-15, and is a national initiative which gives the football community the chance to celebrate the immense growth of the women’s game and acknowledge existing players, coaches, referees and administrators in football.
Coffs Coast Tigers’ junior girls featured as mascots during the men’s Coastal Premier League match last weekend, with the Tigers also hosting a skills session and BBQ.
Coffs City United are hosting a skills session for girls aged between 5-14 from 5pm on Wednesday at Forsyth Park.
The session will be run by the Lionesses women’s side and under 16s girls, with a BBQ after the session.
Boambee FC will be hosting a skills session for girls aged between 6-16, from 4.30pm on Thursday at Ayrshire Park, followed by a club BBQ.
The Nambucca Strikers will run an open training session for girls from 4.30pm on Thursday at Coronation Park, which will feature mini games and a BBQ.
Northern Storm will also be holding a combined training session for all girls teams on Thursday from 5.30pm at the York Street playing fields, followed by pizza.
And Sawtell FC will be hosting a match day celebration on Saturday from 11am at the Toormina playing fields, where junior girls can take part in a training/mentor session with the club’s senior women’s players, with a sausage sizzle and raffles also on offer.