Football festival hailed 'success' by organisers
PUBLISHED: 15:17 09 September 2019 | UPDATED: 15:17 09 September 2019
A pre-season football festival has been hailed a success after more than 70 teams took part in the weekend event.
Organisers have celebrated the first KBB Suffolk FA pre-season grassroots festival, which was held at Walmer Road - the home of Kirkley and Pakefield Football Club.
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The festival in South Lowestoft saw scores of young footballers from across the county participate in numerous activities throughout the day, as the mixed teams completed 10 different tasks.
Suffolk FA mini-soccer and youth football development officer James Morley, who co-organised the event, said: "We've had a great day at Kirkley and Pakefield for our first KBB Pre-Season Grassroots Festival.
"A massive thank you goes out to all the volunteers at the club for all the work, time and effort they have put in today to make it a great success.
"We are looking forward to building on this festival and making our Grassroots Festivals even bigger events," he said.