Park View Academy of Sport, have been selected to represent England, in the ISF World School Football Championship, Dalian, China 2024
The competition, held in Dalian, China, will see a delegation of Under 18 Girls and Under 18 Boys represent England in a Schools World Cup Football event.
Park View Academy of Sport, were asked to represent England, following the performances at the 2023 World School Football Championships in Morocco, which seen the girls finish 5th in the world!
This will be the second time any school or college in England, has had both its men's and women's teams in their entirety, selected to represent England; such is the strength of the football programme at Park View Academy of Sport.
A squad of 18 girls & boys will travel to Dalian, China from 16th May to 27th May, 2024, where they will seek to become world champions. This will be led by the coaches from Park View Academy of Sport.
The ISF World School Football Championships (WSC) were founded in 1972. These Championships are events characterised by a balanced program between sport and educational content: the balance between sport and education, is to create awareness about the role of sport, in putting forward topics such as fair play, a healthy lifestyle, respect and inclusion.
Lewis Pendleton Director of Sport at Park View said, " This is an amazing opportunity for our Academy. We must thank the English Schools FA for providing the opportunity to us. After the success of Morocco and being National Champions last season we were invited back to to represent England. We look forward representing England in this world championship, which is sure to be a fantastic experience".
John Gamble, Head of Sports Academies at Park View Academy of Sport said, "We are extremely proud to accept this invitation and represent England in such a prestigious tournament. It was a brilliant experience and honour in Morocco to represent England. The tournament provided students with a once in a lifetime experience which we hope to emulate again with the players who are selected.”