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Ethnic Football Festival Comes To Wellington

National Ethnic Football Festival Comes To Wellington

New Zealand Police National News Release

25 November 2008

The New Zealand Communities Football Cup (NZCFC) is the new national tournament for the winners of ethnic or multi-cultural regional football tournaments around the country.

It is sponsored by New Zealand Police to celebrate diversity and enhance relationships between communities. The event is co-hosted by New Zealand Police and Wellington City Council.

The competition features winning teams from Auckland, Hamilton, Nelson, Wellington, Upper Hutt and Christchurch and is supported by Wellington Phoenix FC.

Programme of events:

Saturday 29th November

9.00am Warm up/Team Photos/Coaches-Managers briefing

10.00am Official Kick off: Police Commissioner Howard Broad

10.05am First round of games

11.35am Welcome Speeches from Police Commissioner Howard Broad and Wellington City Mayor Kerry Prendergast

12.00pm Second round of games

3.00pm Third round of games

4.30pm End of first day

Sunday 30th November

9.00am Warm up

9.30am Fourth Round of Games

11.00am Police Dog Demonstration

11.30am Fifth Round of games

1.00pm All Stars vs Police

2.00pm Final: 1v2

3.30pm Closing Ceremony and presentation of NZCFC Cup and medals.

3.45pm Close of competition.

Where: Rongotai College, Coutts St, Kilbirnie, Wellington


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