In the latest Football NSW Community Podcast, Nepean Football Association’s CEO, Linda Cerone was invited on to discuss the ongoing impact and everlasting legacy of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™.
The discussion shed light on the various opportunities and initiatives that are being put into motion to further the development of women’s football at all levels in the aftermath of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Australia & New Zealand.
The tournament is more than just a global sporting event – it serves as a catalyst for change and advancement in the world of women’s football.
One of the key takeaways from the discussion was the commitment to creating a lasting legacy. Helen Armson, Football NSW Legacy Plan Manager, explained that they are working diligently to ensure that the positive effects of the Women’s World Cup extend beyond the tournament itself. Various initiatives and programs are being implemented to encourage and support female footballers, coaches, and administrators. This legacy is about nurturing and developing the talent pool to sustain the growth of women’s football in Australia.
Carlee Millikin, General Manager of World Cup Legacy Programs at Football Australia, emphasized that the tournament has not only elevated the women’s game in Australia but also created a platform for further growth and inclusivity. She discussed the importance of fostering an environment where female athletes are not just players on the field but leaders, role models, and advocates off the field.
Linda Cerone, CEO of the Nepean Football Association, shared her perspective on the impact of the Women’s World Cup at the grassroots level. The discussion highlighted the significance of connecting local football communities with the larger global event, inspiring young girls to pursue their football dreams.
The podcast offers an insightful look into the collaborative efforts of various football organizations to empower and uplift women’s football in the wake of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™. The commitment to leaving a legacy that extends far beyond the tournament is evident, and the enthusiasm for growing the women’s game is truly inspiring.
For those interested in the future of women’s football in Australia and beyond, this episode of the Football NSW Community Podcast is a must-listen. It serves as a testament to the fact that the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ is not just a tournament, but a movement, an opportunity, and a legacy that will continue to shape the future of women’s football.
You can listen to the full podcast episode here: Football NSW Community Podcast