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Under 7s Blitz

web16UCD AFC played host to the very first Under 7s Blitz on Sunday morning.

7 schoolboy teams from South Dublin descended on Belfield on Sunday morning to take part in the first UCD AFC Schoolboy Club Blitz. Lakelands FC sent two teams while there was one each from Park Celtic, Cabinteely, Broadford Rovers, Railway Union and Mount Merrion.web15

Martin Russell started the day off with a coaching session for all the kids involved. His assistants on the day were UCD AFC First Team players Samir Belhout, Danny Fallon, Cillian Morrison and Gavin Colton. After 40 minutes of step overs, Cruyff turns and flicks it was over to the 5 a side cages for the important business of the Blitz.

web24Each player gave there all in what was a thrilling morning of under age football. The future is definitely bright for schoolboy football in our area. UCD AFC would like to thank all the parents and coaches for their support on the day and of course to all the players who dazzled in the morning sunshine.

To see some more photos from the Blitz click here and look out for the next UCD AFC Schoolboy Club Blitz coming very soon.