Football United News

Activities and Connections


In mid-August, sixty students from 7 different High Schools and Intensive English Centres across Sydney travelled to Information and Cultural Exchange's physical home, Switch, in Parramatta. Workshops, as part of Football United's Digital Connections program, were facilitated by leading artists, film-makers and musicians, giving students a taste of storytelling, digital technologies and idea-sharing through digital media. 

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Airds Community Launch


In August, year 10 and 11 students at Airds High School in NSW were given the opportunity to put their coaching education into practice with the launch of an after-school community program. Students from local primary schools and year 7, 8 and 9 students from Airds High School were invited to come and play, with coaching from students as well as a fully qualified Football United coaching cohort. 

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Restoring Hope


On Saturday 23 June, Football United-UniSA and local community partners including Uniting Communities, the Association of Burundian Communities of SA, Youth Jet, Munno Para City Soccer Club and OPAL organised a Community Football Challenge in the City of Playford to celebrate Refugee Week.

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Advances in Coaching

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Over the last couple of weeks, Football United Head Coaches Ibrahim Kamara, Simon Bell and Stuart Meney attended the first stage of Football Australia's Advanced Coaching Course. The course, held at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, covered a wide range of skills including planning, management, match day, and football conditioning. 

Read more: Advances in Coaching


Strategy for Asia

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Football United were honoured to be part of the streetfootballworld Asian network members Development through Football conference held in Sydney in April. The network members shared their experiences and opened discussion for a joint strategy in the region. 

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