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Women’s team donate kit to help communities in Kenya

Colin Phillips handing some of the kit to Anne (right) and Vicki (left).

Colin Phillips handing some of the kit to Anne (right) and Vicki (left).

WHITLEY Bay FC women’s football team have donated spare kit to Team Kenya.

The registered charity works with disadvantaged communities in Kenya, including running a support group that uses girls football to develop life skills.

The kit, which includes Whitley Bay FC home and away kits of shirts, shorts and socks, T-shirts and tracksuits was presented by Whitley Bay women’s team chairman Colin Phillips to Team Kenya volunteer Anne Shackleton and charity trustee Vicki White at a presentation at Hillheads, Whitley Bay’s ground.

Mr Phillips said: “We are delighted to donate this kit and very pleased that it will be put to good use supporting girls football teams in Kenya.”

Anne Shackleton said: “Girls football is changing lives in Kenya.

“Our coach, Usiku, and his teams will be thrilled by the kindness of Whitley Bay women’s team.”

 

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