Mini Roos session on this week

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Children aged eight and younger are invited to participate in AIA Vitality MiniRoos Kick-Off fun session this week.

Hosted by the Whyalla Soccer Association, the clinics are designed to encourage both boys and girls aged between four and nine to get involved in soccer and have fun.

The free sessions will be held on Thursday, February 26.

Football Federation of South Australia (FFSA) is encouraging participation for those who might not have had the opportunity to take part in Football before.

The nation wide initiative uses short, game based sessions to introduce the sport to newcomers, It focuses on learning new skills, being active, making life-long friends and, potentially unearthing the next generation of Socceroos or Matildas.

Children who attend the sessions will have the chance to coached to be by Adelaide United Lady Red’s Tiarn Powell.

Powell began her soccer career at just four-years-old when she began playing at her local club.

She made her first representative side when she was 11 for Manly United, before being approached in 2013 to trial for the Adelaide United Lady Reds – and has been there ever since.

“I am really interested in promoting the women’s game and getting as many girls involved in football as possible, so I can share my love of the game with young girls so they can get as much joy out of it as I have,” she said.

The sessions will be held at Samaritan College oval (Saint John’s campus) on Thursday, February 26 at 5.15pm until 6pm.

For any queries contact Phil MacDiarmid on 0416 973 120

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