State Football Centre Festival to feature CommBank Matildas ahead of Olympic Qualifiers in Perth/Boorloo

In celebration of community spirit, Football Futures Foundation is thrilled to announce the participation of the CommBank Matildas in a free community football festival, set to captivate fans of all ages. Hosted at the State Football Centre in Queens Park, this event promises to be an unforgettable experience, bringing together soccer enthusiasts, families, and athletes in a spirit of unity and passion.

The highly anticipated festival, organised by the WA State Government, is a testament to WA’s commitment to nurturing local talent, fostering community bonds, and inspiring future generations of soccer stars. The event, scheduled for Friday 27 October will kick off at 3pm, promising a day filled with excitement, entertainment, and the magic of soccer.

Highlights of the Festival:

  • CommBank Matildas in action: Soccer fans will have the unique opportunity to meet Sam Kerr and the CommBank Matildas squad up close and personal. The festival serves as a platform for the national team to interact with their fans, inspiring young athletes and showcasing the pinnacle of women’s soccer talent. 
  • Interactive workshops and games on the Football Futures giant inflatable pitch: Aspiring soccer stars can participate in interactive workshops led by experienced Football Futures Foundation coaches and players. From perfecting their dribbling skills to learning advanced goalkeeping techniques and play friendly games. 
  • Family-friendly fun: The festival is not just about soccer; it’s a day for families to come together and enjoy a range of activities. From face painting to delicious food trucks, there’s something for everyone. Parents can relax and relish the festivities, knowing their children are engaged and entertained. 
  • Live entertainment: Groove to the beats of live performances and DJs, creating an electric atmosphere. The festival will reverberate with music, laughter, and the cheers of supporters, creating an unforgettable ambiance. 
  • Community engagement: Local businesses, community organisations, and football clubs will set up stalls, fostering a sense of community and promoting their initiatives. It’s an excellent opportunity for attendees to learn about the diverse range of soccer-related activities and services available in their area.

Football Futures Foundation’s vision:

Football Futures Foundation, in collaboration with Football West, Football Australia, CommBank Matildas and the WA State Government, envisions a future where every child has access to high-quality soccer training and community support. By organising events like the State Football Centre Community Football Festival, we strive to inspire a new generation of athletes, instilling values of teamwork, dedication, and passion.

This festival not only celebrates our visiting CommBank Matildas but also showcases the talent and enthusiasm for women’s soccer present within our local communities. Football Futures Foundation invites soccer enthusiasts of all ages to join the festivities, revel in the excitement, and be part of a day that promises to shape the future of Australian soccer.

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