Girls’ football grows and grows in Chichester

There was a great turnout at the Chi City girls' under-tens session
There was a great turnout at the Chi City girls' under-tens session

Chichester City Girls FC have continued to grow since they were established in 2012 – and there was no sign of their progess slowing down at their latest recruitment drive to help establish a new under-ten team.

The girls’ section at Chichester has been successfully running for four seasons and boasts three teams that support the hugely-successful senior sides.

With the youngest age group previously being the under-12s it was decided to run an open training session to help start a new younger team of under-ten girls.

This new side will comprise girls currently in Years 4 and 5 at school and will, as ever, be coached at the Saturday club by female coaches from the senior sides.

At the start of the month the open training session saw several new girls come along to the Saturday club run at Chichester College every week from 10 to 11.30am.

First-team player and head coach Emma Alexandre said: “The numbers that arrived were above and beyond what we expected – there were some really good players.”

The numbers that arrived were above and beyond what we expected – there were some really good players.

Emma Alexandre

The club would welcome any more new girls from Years 4 and 5. For further information contact Matt on matt.wright@chichester.ac.uk or just turn up at the college and join in.

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