On the 11th of July 2018 over 70 young people took part in the FAI and Cork City Youth Services Soccer Tournament Final. This finals were supported by the @faireland, @ywicork , @foroige , @leisureworldhq Churchfield, Health Action Zone and @corksportspartnership.
On the night, 4 teams took part in the Schoolboy/Girls league and 5 teams took part in the Youth League. The final results in the Schoolboy/Girls league League were Champions League Final winner ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ and runners up were ‘Chigginz F.C.’ and
the Europa League Finals were ‘Double Trouble’ and runners up were ‘Beanz F.C.’.
In the Youth League the final results were Champions League Finals winners ‘Mahon
Boys’ runners up ‘Mixed Rebels’ and Europa League Final winners ‘Undateables’
and runners up ‘BAP’.
Some aims & Objectives for this tournament where:
- Awareness of and improvement in
health and fitness
- Critical thinking and strategy
- Reduce alcohol use
- Improved self-efficacy and self-
- Initial engagement with youth
worker and relationship forming
- For young people all over the city to meet at one positive event.
- For young people to see the other youth workers, youth organisations available them.
- For youth workers to develop relationships with young people.
There were eight different youth projects represented on the night and they were
Youth Work Ireland Cork (Gurranabraher/Churchfield), FAYRE GYDP
(Farranree/Fairhill), Knocknaheeney GYDP, Togher Youth Project, BAP GYDP
(Ballincollig), Bishopstown Youth Development Project, MAY GYDP (Mahon), and
Linkpoint (Knocknaheeny) @ Sam Allen Sports Complex