Girls urged to lace up for special football program

TIME is running out for female players keen to sharpen their footy skills.

The Quick Kicks summer football program aims to help develop the abilities of primary school age girls keen on the game.

Top coaches will oversee hour-long sessions, which will feature tuition and short matches as part of the course.

The scheme aims to help children improve their touch and technique in an enjoyable environment.

It also aims to boost the sport's popularity and increase participation rates among girls.

Places are still available at the region's leg of the scheme. It will be held at Alstonville's Geoff Watt Oval, with sessions running every Tuesday evening during term four.

The scheme gets under way on October 8 and will run through to December 17.

Novice and intermediate players are welcome to register.

Anyone interested in asked to sign up as soon as possible.



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