Leyton Orient Trust host Girls’ Futsal Festival for local pupils

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Over 70 players took part in the Leyton Orient Trust Premier League Primary Stars Year 6 Girls’ Futsal Festival on Thursday 28 November 2019.

Schools from Redbridge and Waltham Forest were invited to take part in the tournament at the SCORE centre in Leyton. Primary Schools included; Newport, Greenleaf, Snaresbrook, St Joseph’s Catholic Junior, Dawlish, Mission Grove and Churchfields.

The team from Churchfields won the tournament, winning 3-0 in the final against Mission Grove.

The tournament was supported by BTEC students on the Leyton Orient Trust College Study Programme, who worked as event assistants and referees.

Lisa Brown, PE Coordinator, Churchfields School, said: “The Churchfields girls team had a fantastic time at the tournament. The young referees were very supportive and encouraging and the morning was really well organised by James! We really enjoyed taking part and to actually win was a real bonus!”

James Court, Lead Development Coach, Leyton Orient Trust, said: “It was great to have so many girls enjoying a morning of Futsal – it was the first time that some of the players had played Futsal – and they certainly took to it very well.”