Football West is looking to send state teams to compete in the World Masters Games in Auckland in 2017. The World Masters games have become a major sporting event since being established in 1985 with the first games in Toronto. In 2017 it is anticipated there will be over 25,000 participants across 28 sports and 45 disciplines.
Expressions of interest are called for female players’ to represent WA in over 40’s, 45’s (pending level of interest and experience) and 50’s and coaches and managers for the respective teams. Please reply to WMG17.footballWA@gmail.com to confirm interest by Friday 15th April.
A meeting will be held on Tuesday 19th April with interested parties. Trials, if required, shall be held in late April to select teams. Selection is available to all registered female players who meet the age criteria at the end of 2017.
While some funding may be available through Football West players, coaches and managers will be expected to contribute to the trip through fundraising and personal contribution.
It is anticipated the selected teams will also have the opportunity to participate in the Pan Pacific Masters games in the Gold Coast in early November 2016.
If you require any further information please use the email above or contact Mhairi Glover on 0417 170 275.”
Football West | Manager, Club Relations