12th October, Abuja
Phoenix Football Academy will commence the International Day of the Girl Child in Abuja Nigeria with a Girls Football Camp titled “Team Up for Girls”. The activity is conducted alongside local NGOs such as the FAME Foundation and Arm the Child Foundation, the German Embassy in Nigeria and the Heinrich Böll Foundation. The aim is to empower girls and foster social inclusion by creating opportunities for girls from age 6 to 15 from various socioeconomic backgrounds to take part in a football day camp. The event will also provide a space for the girls to play, learn and connect. Additional activities may include free malaria checks and eye scans, information about scholarships, meet and greets with a professional female footballer, dribble competitions and more.