2016 MINI ROOS (SSF) 5 - 10YRS

Contact: Nick May, Coordinator (E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  M: 0413 594 929) 

What is SSF?
Small Sided Football (SSF) is a modified verson of soccer for 5-10 year olds that focuses on skill development and team work in a fun, non-competitive setting.

Benefits of SSF:

  • more touches of the ball
  • more shots on goal
  • repeated decision-making experience
  • the emphasis is on player development rather than winning or losing
  • more 1 v 1 attacking situations
  • children enjoy the progressive and sequential game formats

For more information on SSF including parents' guide, visit the offical website - Optus Small Sided Football (FFA) website

Who's it for?
Under 5s to Under 10s - so if you are turning 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10 years of age in 2017 you can play Small Sided Football. Age group is based your age at 1 January. For example, if your age on 1st January 2016 is 9 with a birthday on the 3rd January you will play in Under 10; If your age on 1st January 2016 is 9 with a birthday on the 30th December you will play in Under 10.

When are games on?
The season kicks off with the first Gala day on Saturday 29th of April 2017 . Weekly games are played on a Saturdays (for ages 5 to 9) at Wodonga Heart - Willow Park starting Saturday 6th of May 2017. Under 10's TBA and Under 11s play on Sunday mornings. 

What about training?
Training takes place once a week on a Thursday night from 5-6pm at Diamonds grounds. Come for a free training session before you register. 

How much does it cost?
The fee for SSF is $85 for 5-8 year olds and $100 for 9-10 year olds in total for the full season. There are no weekly playing fees. 

Your fees cover: 

  • player insurance
  • fees paid to AWFA, FFV & FFA

...and contribute to the following:

  • lease and maintenance of training ground & club facilities
  • playing shirts
  • balls & equipment
  • trophies & awards
  • referee fees
  • coach development  

What else do I need?
All you will need is red shorts, red socks, shin pads and soccer boots... and lots of enthusiasm! Playing shirts are provided.

Contact Details

Wodonga Diamonds Football Club
Diamonds on La Trobe, University Drive, Wodonga VIC 3690
Postal: PO Box 147, Wodonga VIC 3689
General Enquiries Phone
Darin Fitzsimmons, President
Phone: 0417 682 209
Email: president@wodongadiamondsfc.com.au

Gary Holt, Secretary
Phone: 0417 596 784
Email: secretary@wodongadiamondsfc.com.au