It’s been a busy week in the community this week as our team brought plenty of football fun to our city. See where the Club has been this week.
Ruon and Braedyn visit Glen Waverley
City young guns Ruon Tongyik and Braedyn Crowley visited Glen Waverley Soccer Club as they joined in training with some of the stars of the future.
The two held a Q&A session and signed autographs for the junior players in a fun night had by all.
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The CITC team travelled up to Newborough Yallourn Soccer Club to attend the 10th Annual Friendship Games.
The Friendship Games brought a large amount of special schools located around Victoria together to play in a football tournament where students had the opportunity to to work with the CITC team on sharpening up their skills for the day.
Ticker also made a special appearance to celebrate the special event with the day giving students the opportunity to meet new people and participate in small sided games.
Collingwood All Stars Football Clinic
On Monday the Collingwood All Stars Football Clinic were given a surprise visit from Fernando Brandan and Connor Metcalfe.
The players talked about their journey into professional football and joined in with both the younger and older groups in their small sided games.
Connor Metcalfe lead a healthy balanced lifestyles activity and assisted students in learning about healthy eating. He also gave students advice on hydration and nutrition from the perspective of a footballer.
Clinics and Events
- City were at the Socceroos vs Thailand match on Tuesday, giving fans the chance to have a pre-match kick on the AAMI Park precinct.
- We held a ‘Coach the Coach’ session with the Bendigo Amateur Soccer League where 20 coaches from the region gained insight and knowledge in junior football delivery
- The Club visited St Mary of the Cross Primary School, Collingwood College, Mount Waverly City Soccer Club and Western English Language School, delivering clinics to participants.
- We also held a presentation with affiliate SEDA College on the work Melbourne City does in the community and how leaders from their college help us in the delivery of these programs.