FAI Targets for Irish Women’s Soccer
Through the Women’s Development Plan the FAI aims to achieve the following objectives:
Future Structure of Irish Women’s Soccer
In the past the Women’s Football Association of Ireland – WFAI – was run on a voluntary basis depending entirely upon the goodwill of soccer enthusiasts and without any full-time support. The WFAI has adopted the objective of integrating fully into current FAI structures. The exiting Technical Development unit will be used to smooth this integration.
An vital piece of the new structure will be the establishment of a number of full-time roles to provide support for the growth and development at local, provincial and national level. There now exists four coordinators at provincial level whose roles are to aid in communication and improve administration for all elements in Irish women’s soccer.
The FAI is appointing a minimum of four Women’s Development Officers to give significant impetus to the Women’s Football Development Strategy. Each of these officers will be dedicated to planning, developing and implementing the existing FAI grassroots plan with particular emphasis on girl’s and women’s soccer.
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References & Sources:
Women’s Development Plan: Pointing the Way Forward for Women’s Football; FAI (2006)
Other Useful Links
Great Irish Soccer Players – Irish Soccer Managers – Irish Soccer Clubs – Soccer Leagues in Ireland