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Hundreds of girls show off their skills at football finals on International Women’s Day

PUBLISHED: 11:22 14 March 2018 | UPDATED: 11:38 14 March 2018

More than 250 girls marked International Women’s Day by showing off their football skills in the Norfolk School Games finals. Photo: Active Norfolk

More than 250 girls marked International Women’s Day by showing off their football skills in the Norfolk School Games finals. Photo: Active Norfolk

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More than 250 girls marked International Women’s Day by showing off their football skills in the Norfolk School Games finals.

More than 250 girls marked International Women’s Day by showing off their football skills in the Norfolk School Games finals. Photo: Active NorfolkMore than 250 girls marked International Women’s Day by showing off their football skills in the Norfolk School Games finals. Photo: Active Norfolk

Despite cold and wintry conditions, 35 teams of girls from 27 Norfolk schools participated in the event at Goals Soccer Centre in Norwich on March 8.

The girls football finals were one of a series of sporting events which form the Winter School Games. The event provides a platform for young people to take part in competitive school sport.

The Year 3-4 Girls Finals winner was Firside Junior School, with first runner-up Martham Village Primary School.

The Year 5-6 Girls Finals winner was Martham, with first runner-up Sheringham Community Primary.

Martham year 5-6 winners at the Girls Football Finals on International Women’s Day Photo: Active NorfolkMartham year 5-6 winners at the Girls Football Finals on International Women’s Day Photo: Active Norfolk

School games organiser Jo Thompson said: “The girls had a fantastic time and there was a brilliant atmosphere at the event.”

For a full list of results and photographs, visit www.norfolkschoolgames.co.uk


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