Girls on the ball when it comes to empowerment

A young participant dribbling under the gaze of ActiveSG Football Academy principal and former national footballer Aleksandar Duric at a football clinic held at St Wilfred Field yesterday. The clinic, which was held by local community group SportCare
ST PHOTO: AZMI ATHNI

A young participant dribbling under the gaze of ActiveSG Football Academy principal and former national footballer Aleksandar Duric at a football clinic held at St Wilfred Field yesterday. The clinic, which was held by local community group SportCares and the American Embassy in Singapore, was attended by more than 60 girls. Apart from being an opportunity to pick up football techniques from the 45-year-old former Singapore international, the clinic also let the girls learn about personal empowerment and social inclusion.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 18, 2016, with the headline 'Girls on the ball when it comes to empowerment'. Print Edition | Subscribe