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What it's all about
There are a lot of youth in today’s day and age who spend the free time they have either on the internet or playing video games. Of course living this sedentary lifestyle encourages and promotes the epidemic of obesity we have in the United Kingdom. This epidemic should be tackled at grass-roots level starting with the youth.
After some discussions with my friends and other youth in general, everyone seemed to concur that a weekly football league/tournament is the best way to actually engage the youth in the communities of Balsall Heath and Sparkbrook in Birmingham. There will be 8 teams of 7 players and there will be 32 games (planned to be played within the six weeks summer holiday)
The tournament will serve a breath of fresh air, it’ll give a sporting and competitive atmosphere to the community as well as giving the youth a time to look forward to at the end of the week.
Above all, it will make the youth live and lead a healthy lifestyle.
If this summer proves to be a success then we would like to expand on this in the future years to come.
What's needed to make it a reality
We want this league to take place in the vicinity of a sports hall. Therfore, we may need funding on that part. Explained later