Festival of Football nominated for UEFA GROW Award
Nominated in the Image category, the Festival of Football is shortlisted alongside entries from the English and Norwegian Football Associations. There were 34 applications in the Category.
FAI Chief Executive and UEFA Executive Committee member John Delaney was delighted that the Festival of Football has been honoured at an international level.
“The nomination for this prestigious award is testament to all the brilliant work that was done in Cork in August by the FAI staff at all levels.
“This year’s Festival of Football was our biggest ever as we visited over 40 clubs in all four corners in the county. We met more than 10,000 people and gave more than €1,000,000 to clubs in the county.
“Along with our club visits, we trained local coaches in the area, invited children to Fun Days and hosted important events such as the Women’s Football Convention and the FAI Delegates Dinner.
“We are delighted that UEFA have seen the work done at grassroots level, and we look forward to showing all the National Associations in Riga the power of the Festival of Football”.
The results will be announced in Riga, Latvia in late October.