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Ireland West Airport Knock - Proud to Support Potential Football Heroes of the Future!Ireland West Airport Knock becomes the Official Sponsor of the Sligo Rovers FC Soccer Summer Camp

Ireland West Airport Knock today, Wednesday, 25th June 2008,  is delighted to announce that it has become the official sponsor of the Sligo Rovers FC Summer Soccer Camps. The first of four Summer Camps will commence on Monday 30th June 2008 under the supervision of qualified coaches and members of the Sligo Rovers first team squad. The Camps, which are being held up until mid- August, aims to improve the soccer skills of children aged between 6 to 15 years and is open to both boys and girls within this age bracket.   


Commenting on the new sponsorship project, Annette Kearney, Marketing and Route Development Manager, Ireland West Airport Knock said: “Ireland West Airport Knock is proud to be the official sponsor of the Sligo Rovers Summer Camp. This is a great social and sporting initiative for children and parents to become involved with.  Participants will be able to  improve their soccer skills under the expert guidance of the Sligo Rovers team as well as have some great fun doing so . Ireland West Airport Knock is delighted to be associated with the Sligo Rovers Football Club and to be contributing to this local community initiative in the North West region. Who knows! - We might see future soccer stars from these camps travel on our UK flights to play for the premiership clubs in  London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and now Liverpool!”


Welcoming the new partnership with Ireland West Airport Knock, Keith O'Dwyer, Club Promotions Officer, Sligo Rovers FC said: “This year is the first time that we have organised the summer camps and with the backing of Ireland West Airport Knock we are very positive that it will be a tremendous success for all involved. We would encourage as many children as possible to get involved in the camps this year especially if they want to improve their skills for the school team in September! Once again we would like to thank Ireland West Airport for teaming up with us.”


The camps will be held on the Sligo Rovers FC Showgrounds all-weather turf, under the supervision of qualified coaches. Each Summer Camp will be held over a five day period from 10:20am to 15:30 pm each day on the following dates:

  1. 30th June - 4th July
  2. 7th July - 11th July
  3. 14th July - 18th July
  4. 11th August - 15th August

The cost for the camps is €50 per child, €90 for two children from one family and €120 for three children from one family. Every participant will receive Sligo Rovers branded training gear. If this would be of interest to your children and you would like to book a place please ring the Sligo Rovers Showgrounds on 071-9171212 from 10:00am to 14:00pm every week day or email [email protected]