The NADIOC Cup is back for the second time in 2023. The NAIDOC Cup is an initiative of Football NSW (FNSW) and Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) and as the tournament returns for 2023 it is funded by the NSW Government as part of the Legacy Program for the next 2 years. This which will see representative First Nation football teams from each Member Federation compete in matches played at Valentine Sports Park starting Monday 3rd of July until Wednesday 5th of July.
FNSW will assess Expression of Interests and be in contact with coaches in due course.
March – Expression of Interests Open – Friday 10th March
April – Coach Expression of Interest Close 2nd April 12pm
April – Players Expression of Interests Close 12th April 12pm
April – Trials will no longer be held
May – Squads Announced
July – Tournament Monday 3rd – Wednesday 5th
Please Note: The event schedule is TBC. The event schedule is subject to change and is at the discretion of FNSW.
To be eligible for the FNSW NAIDOC Cup team you must:
– Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
– Be a registered coach within the national PlayFootball registration system to a FNSW affiliated club
-Hold and provide paid Working with Children Check
-Provide Drivers license or photo ID
-Provide CV (doesn’t need to be football related)
-Provide COVID-19 Certificate
– Play By The Rules (PBTR) – Child Protection and Safe Guarding (If you don’t have these, courses are accessed via www.playbytherules.net.au)
Trials will be conducted by NAIDOC Cup and TSP coaches at the mentioned locations NSW, please advise if you can attend any or all of the trial dates to help with the selection process. Coaches will not be considered for selection without completing this form.
FNSW and NNSWF will both select U14 & U16 female and male squads consisting of up to 16 players in each.
COACH APPLICATIONS CLOSE Sunday 2nd April 2023 12pm
Tournament coaching expenses will be covered.
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