ExcitEment for our FDC Norwich Scholars as theY Play & Train on the new 4G harrod Sport arena

by Apr 29, 2022

It has been all smiles for our Norwich scholars based at the Football Development Centre Norwich recently, as they have been able to train and play on the newly opened 4G Harrod Sport Arena.

Scholars have been taking to the pitch for training sessions, matchdays and educational practical sessions as they study towards their diploma qualifications as part of our further education programme in Norwich.

Norwich scholars with our pathway partner U.S Sports Scholarships on the FDC 4G Harrod Sport Arena

The new 4G Harrods Arena is part of a £1.75 million pound investment at the FDC Norwich which also includes further hospitality and education facilities and improvements to the current five and seven aside pitches.

Scholar Ben delivering a practical on the FDC 4G Harrod Sport Arena to support his diploma

The fantastic work of the Norfolk FA and Football Foundation along with sponsors and partners, provides our existing scholars and future scholars looking to join our programme the opportunity to learn, train and play at a state of the art facility.

Scholar Owen Lane scoring wonder freekick worthy of the new FDC 4G Harrod Sport Arena

To see the effort everyone at the FDC, Norfolk FA, Football Foundation and partners have put in to make this development happen is absolutely fantastic for the area. Not only does it offer our scholars the opportunity to enhance their education and player development even further, but more importantly this is a facility that brings football to all within the community. Something the FDC and Norfolk FA already deliver to an exceptional standard.

ROB TURNER – FOOTBALL INDUSTRY COLLEGE – LEAD TUTOR NORWICH

For further details of the recent opening of the FDC 4G Harrod Sport Arena read the following story on the Norfolk FA Website

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