Dingli – The Venue For The Third Footballplus Festival

Monday, April 11, 2016, 20:27

Gavin Muscat

The third in the series of The McDONALDS FOOTBALLPLUS For Kids Festivals will be held at the Dingli Football Ground on Sunday 10th April 2016.

The McDonalds FOOTBALLPLUS For Kids is one of MFA’s Grassroots Programmes, which form part of MFA’s Strategy for Growth & Retention in local football participation.

The McDonalds FOOTBALLPLUS For Kids is an educational football programme targeting:

  • Growth & Retention among the younger generations;
  • The further promotion of the local game;
  • Improve the image of the game, and;
  • The development of better football players.

Being a partner in this programme, the local Youth Football Association is co-ordinating the organisation of the regional festivals.

This month’s festival will present the children with a mix of Football, Culture and Education. With the day’s programme including visits and information to specific sites at the hosting locality. Football health and safety tips, as well as tips for parents regarding football ethics will also form part of the day’s activities.

Boys and Girls from the football nurseries of Balzan, Dingli, Melita, Paola Hibernians, Rabat Ajax, Safi, Sliema Wanderers and Zabbar St Patrikcs, will participate in Sunday’s festival which starts at 9am and will run into the early hours of the afternoon.

This year’s FootballPlus For Kids programme also incorporates McDonalds’ own Player Escort Campaign for the EURO 2016 Finals, which will take place in France later this year. Applications are open for boys and girls aged 6 to 10 years and closing date for applications is the 18th April 2016.

Applications can be obtained from any of the sponsor’s retail outlets or submitted online on www.mcdonalds.com.mt





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