Brimbank Female Football Festival promotes rise in female participation

In its second year, the Brimbank Female Football Festival focused on empowering and encouraging female participation in football across all areas of the World Game.

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The day was opened by the Mayor of Brimbank Cr Lucinda Congreve and Kimon Taliadoros.

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Major of Brimbank: Cr Lucinda Congreve

The day composed of cultural performances, Women’s National Premier League Games, a seven-a-side tournament and more. 

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The seven-a-side tournament had 14 club and community teams competing (up from 11 last year). Last year's runners up Victoria Police Soccer Club eventually won the tournament after defeating Green Gully SC in the final. Victoria Police also came runners up last year.

Even though the weather was gloomy, both Soccer Mums and MiniRoos has well-attended clinics.

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There was a football juggler, face painter and African drums as well as a DJ which did create a great family environment.

Calder United also hosted their NPLW match against Southern United.

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