Street Feet Fiesta 5.0: Rotaract club promotes football at grassroot level.

first_imgAdvertisementRotaract club of SIES Nerul will be hosting the fifth season of Street FeetFiesta from the 20th to 21st of October. Street Feet Fiesta is a footballtournament organized every year by the members of RCSIES Nerul inorder to promote the sport of football in Navi Mumbai. Thetournament which began in the year 2014, this year will be going for itsfifth season. The initial aim of the tournament was to encourage theparticipation of youth in the sport of football but as seasons went by itsoon started focusing on various issues.The tournament now focuses on trying to bring parents and kidstogether by having both parents and students take part in thetournament. The tournament also tries to improve the participation of women in the sport.President of RCSIES Nerul, Rtr. Jagruti Bagwe says,“It is necessary that we have both men and women take part in thesport. As women start taking center stage in various fields of thesociety, SFF stands as one of the platforms where women can showcasethey too are a part of the game.”This year the tournament will take place in the Terna College, Nerul.There are a total of 3 categories: Under 16 Boys, Girls (open), Boys(open). Opening up about the division of groups Rtr. Shruthi Nair,chairperson of SFF Season 5, says “In the day and age of the internet,students have stopped going for outdoor sports. It has resulted in themnot focusing on their health and have moved away from their parents.With SFF we try to rebuild their connection with both their parents andwith health.”SFF has always focused on social issues. Each season has focused onsome or, the other form of social cause, this year the club is going for adonation drive. Rtr. Aakash Bhosale says, “Studs and jerseys usually arenot used for a long period of time, the reason being footballers tend tooutgrow them. We at SFF are going for donation drive where we collectall these old and outgrown shoes and clothes and donate them to anorphanage.”SFF invites men and women of all ages to take part in the tournament,are you game?Advertisementlast_img

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