Club seeks people with disability to join integrated football team

People with a disability are encouraged to join Willetton Amateur FC's integrated football team.
People with a disability are encouraged to join Willetton Amateur FC's integrated football team.

WILLETTON Amateur Football Club is calling on people with a disability to join its integrated football team.

Co-ordinator Georgie Steacy said integrated football opened the game to people who had an intellectual disability and the players who had joined the team to date were inspirational.

She said the club was looking for at least one team of 18 players. So far, eight boys had registered to play following a recent recruitment drive and she was keen to attract more players to the game.

Mrs Steacy said players ranged from 14 to 30 years and had different skill levels.

She said both males and females over the age of 14 years were welcome to join the team.

The West Australian Football League has run the integrated football program for the past seven years and has seven teams taking part in the competition, with about 190 players registered this year.

Willetton Amateur Football Club joined the integrated competition in 2017.

Training is held on Thursday afternoons between 4.30 and 5.15pm at the club grounds in Burrendah Park, Willetton.

For more information contact Mrs Steacy on 0422 330 208 or email steacya65@gmail.com

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