ESFA are calling for formal expressions of interest in the program.
The program allows for participants to develop their football in a supportive and stimulating environment. Weekly training is integrated into the school timetable and promotes development both on and off the sporting field.
Former AIS Head Coach and ex-Socceroo Steve O?Connor has expressed interest in the program and is currently in discussions with ESFA.
The program will provide participants with exposure to elite sporting organisations through ESFA?s links with representative clubs, the University of New South Wales and Sydney FC.
Principal of Matraville Sports High School, David Hill, highlights the benefits of the program for talented young players? sport and education.
?Matraville Sports High School looks forward to working with ESFA in providing an educational opportunity for talented soccer players to combine their education with their chosen sport in a supportive educational environment.?
ESFA is calling for expressions of interest from students to enter the Year 7 program in 2012.
For more information please visit: http://www.esfa.com.au/Coaching/ESFAMatravilleSportsHighFootballProgram.aspx
ESFA General Manager, Aaron Dibdin