Supported by funding from Barclays Capital, ISF will host the second all Girls Tournament in the Old Stadium Phnom Penh on 13 March. Twenty two teams from Siem Reap, Kendal, Battambong, Prey Veng and Phnom Penh have been invited to participate. This will be a day to remember as the majority of the girls have never attended a match in a stadium, let alone played in one!
This event follows the inaugural ISF Girls Football Tournament for U16’s held in 2009 which included 13 teams who represented 15 different NGOs from Siem Reap, Battambong and Phnom Penh. The day was a platform for the girls to show their talent and interest in football – something we were told girls in Cambodia didn’t have!! Its success was supported by the Football Federation of Cambodia (FFC) and Sports and Leadership Training Academy (SALT).
It was a completely new event for ISF and the first of its kind in Phnom Penh.