Gillingham Ladies celebrate International Women’s Day

GL 3     GL 7Gillingham Ladies celebrated International Women’s Day by volunteering at the Kent FA Goals for Girls festival on Saturday morning.

A mixture of first team and reserve team players attended the event which saw over 70 teams with over 380 young female footballers take part in 4v4 games.

The Gills Ladies volunteered in running the event, providing guidance and support to the young players as well as taking up a whistle and refeering.

GL 6The event, which was covered by Sky Sports News, was one of the largest football festivals hosted to celebrate the day. Kent FA Football Development Officer paid tribute to the girls for their help and support of the event.

“The Gillingham Ladies players were fantastic for us and without their help and other volunteers on the day, the event simply wouldn’t have been able to happen. The girls loved having senior footballers there and to have such role models in attendence to inspire the next generation was brilliant.”

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