Forres Area Soccer 7s is embarking on a mammoth sponsorship challenge to mark its 25th anniversary.
Players from the Forres Area Soccer 7s will push themselves to the limit when they take part in a 25 HOUR football challenge.
The players, coaches and volunteers from the Club which meets at Grant Park every Sunday between February and October have set themselves the task to celebrate its 25th year and raise funds for the organisation.
Kev Skivington, operations manager for the Forres Area Soccer 7s which provides football for boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 16-years-old said it was a big undertaking but was sure those taking part would have lots of fun.
He said: “We are encouraging as many of the young players to get involved. We did this once before and it was really good fun. Naturally our young players love football, so what better way to celebrate our 25th birthday than by playing football for 25 hours.”
He added: “We will start off the challenge in our home of Grant Park and when the night draws in we will move to the community centre where not only will we play indoor football, but we will also have other games and activities set up. Nobody has to play for the full 25 hours, players can do as much or as little as they like. The point is that as a Club we will be working as a team, together to make sure there is continuous football for 25 hours.”
The Club is planning more commemorative events throughout the year including a weekend festival of football in July which will kick off with a Sportsman’s’ Dinner and continue throughout the weekend with a family fun day and then a mid-season tournament.
A sponsored walk will also take place and the Club will also be visible at other community events as well.
Kev added: “To reach 25 years is a real achievement for any Club and we really think that we should be celebrating this. The organising team at Soccer 7s are working hard behind the scenes to really make sure that 2018 is something special.”
The Club will return to Grant Park after the Easter break on April 15. Coaches will hand out sponsor forms to all their players which will include instructions on how to take part.