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AIMS & OBJECTIVES OF WALKING FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF IBERIA - WFAI.

Mission Statement.

To improve, sustain and support the physical, mental and social wellbeing of older adults (50 plus age category) through Walking Football.

 

Aims.

To engage and work with all Walking Football clubs, groups, sponsors, partners, participants, local authorities, health services and any other organisations interested in the development of Walking Football in the Iberian Peninsula.

To administer, support, expand and encourage Walking Football in the Iberian Peninsula. 

Expand participation in Walking Football in the Iberian Peninsula. 

Create and support a sustainable competition structure throughout the Iberian Peninsula at all appropriate age levels in conjunction with existing competitions that encourages full social inclusion.

Develop training and opportunities for Walking Football referees.

 

Objectives. 
 

To accomplish the above aims, the Walking Football Association of Iberia will focus on the following key tasks ; 


Participation. 


Expand participation in all appropriate age groups, with a strong focus on the 50 plus age category, and to raise knowledge, awareness and access to Walking Football throughout the Iberian Peninsula.


Support. 
 

The Walking Football Association of Iberia will support local clubs, groups and individuals by offering information and assist them to develop their own strategies and effectively recruit members. 
 

Social Inclusion. 
 

The Walking Football Association of Iberia will support initiatives which aim to encourage full social inclusion in Walking Football.
 

Promotion.


The Walking Football Association of Iberia will publicise and promote the sport to the membership and general public in order to encourage and promote the growth of the sport across the Iberian Peninsula and, in particular, the physical, mental and social wellbeing benefits of Walking Football.


Events.


The Walking Football Association of Iberia will deliver, arrange and support a programme of competitions, tournaments, festivals and events, and will be responsible for the selection and administration of representative teams if and when appropriate.


Training.


The Walking Football Association of Iberia will develop and provide training and opportunities for Walking Football referees.