Win­ter fut­sal has be­gun

The Sligo Champion - - SPORT -

THE FAI are run­ning a 16 week Win­ter Fut­sal Pro­gramme for Un­der 8 and Un­der 10 clubs in Sligo/Leitrim. The pro­gramme kicked off last week and is now into its fifth year.

We have five cen­tres through­out the re­gion where lo­cal clubs come to­gether and play each other mid­week for four con­sec­u­tive weeks be­fore all the clubs are in­vited to at­tend a blitz day at IT Sligo on Sun­day 11 th of Novem­ber.

Any clubs not in­volved in the pro­gramme are also in­vited to

VENUE at­tend the blitz days.

The clubs then go back to their mid­week cen­tres for a fur­ther four weeks be­fore re­turn­ing to IT Sligo for a sec­ond blitz day on Sun­day 16 th of De­cem­ber. The pro­gramme will run for a fur­ther eight weeks af­ter Christ­mas.

U8 clubs play on Tues­day evenings and U10 clubs play on Thurs­day evenings.

The ben­e­fits of fut­sal in­clude: Play­ers’ de­ci­sion mak­ing skills are im­prove

Play­ers are al­lowed more

DAY/AGE GROUP touches on the ball

It de­vel­ops the con­fi­dence in play­ers to go 1v1 against their op­po­nent

It al­lows play­ers to be cre­ative in get­ting around their op­po­si­tion

It im­proves re­ac­tion time Safe environment and weather proof as its played in­doors.

Each cen­tre has its own co­or­di­na­tor who looks af­ter the fix­tures and makes sure the kids are get­ting plenty of game time.

Drumshambo Un­der 8s.

Ur­su­line Un­der 10s.

Bal­ly­mote Un­der 8s.

St. John’s Un­der 10s.

St. John’s Un­der 8s.

Easkey Un­der 8s.

Easkey Un­der 10s.

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