Community Futsal Carnival

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The Perak Chinese Recreation Club (PCRC) located at Lorong Chung Thye Phin, recently held a Futsal Carnival at its premises.

It was their second time they hosted the carnival and it attracted over 300 participants from the various schools around Ipoh. The carnival catered for 3 categories of participants, under 12, 14 and 16.

According to Chong Kok Heng, one of the clubs panel of coaches, PCRC has since 2006 started a programme called the ‘Perak Chinese Soccer Kids’ to conduct football coaching clinics, the purpose of which is to develop football and promote healthy physical habits among the Chinese youth of today. Its target is the age group between 8-16 years. The Futsal Carnival is an extension of this programme.

The ‘Soccer Kids’ programme resumed its coaching clinics for the year 2010 on January 9.

JAMES GOUGH