Twenty Year 7 and Year 8 boys were chosen for the high school soccer club at Australian Islamic College, Dianella. These boys have been put through their paces regarding fitness, skills, discipline and sportsmanship.
We have been fortunate to receive brand new soccer goals kindly purchased by A.I.C. Dianella for our students. Our old soccer goals were made from plastic and broke after a short amount of time. The new soccer goals are made from a metal that is sturdy, so it won’t break easily, but also has a bit of flex in it so it won’t hurt the students should they accidentally bump into it.
Through sport, many life skills can be learnt. The aim of our soccer club is to provide students with many different skills such as dribbling, passing and shooting, as well as, punctuality, leadership, comradery and confidence to name a few. Alhamdulillah, many students have shown first class sportsmanship and behaviour of good young Muslims by being honest and kind to their opponents whilst working on their fitness and soccer skills.
The climax of our soccer club will be on the last day of term 3, where the students get to show their skills in front of an audience. They will verse students from other classes to see how their skills and team chemistry has developed.