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Boiler Room Ladies FC presents Playing for Kicks


Boiler Room Ladies FC presents Playing for Kicks

Women's football in the UK has seen participation increasing, and now there is an opportunity to attend a 5-a-side tournament "made for women by women".


09/24/2016 11:00


London, UK

London is home to some of the most exciting and innovative grassroots football tournaments in the UK, however there is a real lack of female led competitions despite the recent interest and growth in numbers within women’s football.

Boiler Room Ladies FC, an amateur football team hailing from Hackney, East London want to change these perceptions by hosting their debut football tournament – Playing For Kicks, a tournament made for women by women.

Playing For Kicks aims to provide a day of enjoyment whilst raising the profile of women’s grassroots football and encourages women to take part and support.

The event will take place on Saturday 24 September 2016 at Powerleague, Shoreditch from 11am – 6pm. For this tournament Boiler Room Ladies FC are proud to partner with Women In Sport – a charity that the team firmly believe can change the representation of women in sport. 100% of the proceeds from the tournament will be donated to directly to the charity.

The tournament will see eight strong women’s teams from various London boroughs whose creativity and community spirit held them high as perfect contenders. Each team will take to the five-a-side pitches to battle it out to be hailed champions of Playing For Kicks.

The teams involved include: Boiler Rooms Ladies FC, Football Beyond Boarders, Tottenham Hotsnatch, Hackney Wick Ladies, FC Downs Time, Hackney Laces and Wonderkid FC.

On the day alongside the football there will also be live DJ sets from past and present Boiler Room Ladies FC players - K2RAH (So Future), Rachel (Gaps), Kim & Pia (NTS), Nadia Ksaiba (NTS, Phantasy) and The Deep Throat Choir.

Boiler Room Ladies FC has kindly requested that spectators on the day donate a minimum of £2 each, which along with the team fees will be donated to Women In Sport. Come one, come all, bring a guest, and be a part of something very special.

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