Further announcements have been made for Round 2 of the NSW Asian Cup Legacy Fund with several clubs receiving the fantastic news from their local members of parliament.
Parliamentary Secretary for Western NSW, Rick Colless announced $150,000 to Parkes and District Amateur Soccer Association (PDASA).
The funding will go towards the refurbishment of the amenities building at Harrison Park. The current building cannot support the current demand for football. The upgrades will ensure suitable and safe amenities for players, coaches, referees, volunteers and spectators.
Member for Albury – Greg Aplin announced two projects in Albury for Boomers Football Club and Albury United Soccer Club.
Boomers Football Club will receive $119,862 for the upgrade and installation of lights at Glen Park and Albury United Soccer Club will receive $150,000 for installation of field lighting at Jelbart Park West.
Lighting will allow both clubs to train and run competitions for juniors, seniors, males and females throughout the winter and summer seasons.
Member for Oatley – Mark Coure and Minister for Sport – Stuart Ayres announced $150,000 for St George Football Association.
St George FA received $150,000 that will go towards a new synthetic field at Peakhurst Park #5.,
Peakhurst Park #5 is heavily used and is unable to cope with the current demand, a synthetic surface will allow more players in the St George area to play the world game.
Member for Davidson, Jonathan O’Dea announced funding for both Wakehurst and St Ives Football Clubs each receiving $150,000.
The funding for Wakehurst FC will go towards synthetic fields at Lionel Watts Oval with St Ives FC directing their funding towards Warrimoo Oval and converting the field to a synthetic surface.
The new synthetic fields in the electorate of Davidson will assist the clubs in meeting the current demands but also the future demands of football – the largest sport in NSW and Australia.
Further announcements for Round 2 of the Asian Cup Legacy fund will be completed in the coming week.