New funding for local football clubs
NSW's highest participated sport is receiving a $4 million boost - the NSW Asian Cup 2015 Legacy Fund - to deliver better community facilities for local football clubs.
The fund is a result of the resounding success of the 2015 Asian Cup, which led to a surplus to improve facilities at a local level across NSW.
Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres said that 1000 affiliated football clubs across NSW would soon be able to apply for funding for much needed club improvements.
“The booming popularity of football is already bringing communities together, and now players across the state will directly benefit from the success of the 2015 Asian Cup."
Guidelines for the NSW Asian Cup 2015 Legacy Fund have been released and applications will be open from early September to 24 February 2017.