What’s Happening at Majura FC

Majura Technical Director, Philippe Bernabo-Madrid

Welcome to our new Technical Director. We are excited to have Philippe on board and to work with him to continue advancing our football program. Philippe has extensive coaching experience and will be assessed for his B License once we get back to playing football. Philippe is working with the committee on initiatives including our summer program and a virtual academy to see us through the remainder of lockdown. Please keep your eyes out for more information about these programs.

 

100 Years of Women’s Football

Today, Friday 24 September we celebrate 100 years of women’s football in Australia. The first official womens game was held at the Gabba in Brisbane in 1921 when North Brisbane played South Brisbane.

Majura FC acknowledges and pays tribute to the women in football who for 100 years have shaped the beautiful game.
A special shout out to all the Majura FC girls and women players, referees, coaches, managers, and volunteers – thank you for your contributions

 

 

 

Majura Coach of the Year 2021

Congratulations to the following coaches who were nominated for the Coach of the Year.

  • Chris Cairns U9 Open Dolphins
  • Neil Sharwood U9 Open Urchins
  • Pete Balint and Pierre Portal U9 Open Seals
  • Jono Thow U10 Girls Majura Lightning
  • Marcus Hassall U10 Open Majura Jets
  • Rohan Jacobsen U14 Girls Division 1
  • Sam Montenegro U16 Girls Division 1
  • Brad Smith & Angus Braithwaite U16 NPLY

The assessment panel has awarded the 2021 Coach of the Year to Rohan Jacobsen, coach of one of two Majura teams that were in the U14 Girls Division 1 competition. We’ll have an interview with Rohan in our next newsletter.

Coaching Appointments for 2022

In 2022 Majura FC will introduce head coaches for various age groups. To date we are pleased to announce the appointment of the following head coaches:

  • U9-12 Open – Mark Shrewsbury
  • Premier League Girls and U10-18 Girls – Andrew Richards

We hope to announce further names over the coming months. Yes, you read the above correctly, we are planning a move into the Premier League Girls competition. As part of our 5-year strategic football plan we intend to field NPLG teams in 2023. Preparation will continue in 2022 on developing our players for that competition.

Majura FC is also pleased to announce our coaches for the 2022 Capital Premier League Boys competition (this is the name for the NPLY 2 competition going forward).

  • U13 – Rogers Oleng-Oku
  • U14 – Juan Carlos Albert
  • U16 – Brad Smith and Angus Braithwaite
  • U18 – Kurt Petrunia

Want to be part of a Majura FC Premier League Team in 2022?

We were planning to hold trials for the CPL boys in October/November and remain hopeful that this might still happen. In preparation we are now seeking expressions of interest for players wishing to join Majura FC for the 2022 CPL boys’ season for the age groups listed above. Please complete the expression of interest jotform here.

Awards and Gear Handback

With trophies, medals and end of season events, teams will be able to collect theirs once restrictions allow. This collection will be coordinated with the hand back of kits and uniforms. More information will follow.

Some More Cool Projects

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