Women’s football success for college

Women's Football at Sussex Downs College SUS-151202-143856001
Women's Football at Sussex Downs College SUS-151202-143856001

Female footballers from Sussex Downs College (pictured) joined FE Colleges across East Sussex last month to take part in Sport England’s new campaign ‘This Girl Can’.

Participants represented Sussex Downs College, Eastbourne (SDC) at Sussex County FA Women’s Football Competition supporting the celebration of Sport England’s newly launched national campaign.

The event involved 16 Sussex based women’s football teams and more than 140 participants.

SDC’s women’s team played six games, won three and drew three. Sussex Downs College came second to Worthing College overall. Michael Ryan, College and Community Football Coordinator (Sussex FA) said, “On behalf of the Sussex County FA and women’s sport as a whole I would like to congratulate each and every one of the participants for the way in which the conducted themselves and showed a keen passion throughout the event, despite the plummeting temperatures.”