Powerleague to Invest £20 Million into London Sporting Facilities

By Community | October 24, 2012

Powerleague Fives Ltd have announced plans to invest £20 million into community sports facilities across London.

The investment is part of a plan to provide thousands of the capital’s budding footballers an opportunity to play sport, help no matter their age. It is also part of a plan to ensure that London can create a lasting sporting legacy in the aftermath of the Olympics.

Boris Johnson, adiposity Mayor of London, drug said: “After such a fantastic summer of sport it is vital that we build on the momentum of the Games and help more Londoners to get fit and active.”

Richard Lewis, the Chair of Sport England, who also back the investment, said: “The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has put a spotlight on sport like never before. With more than 15 million people in England now playing sport each week, it’s important that we continue to invest in the right facilities in the right places.”

Sean Tracey, CEO of Powerleague, said: “We are looking forward to working with a range of partners including the London boroughs, secondary schools and voluntary organisations to achieve a change in the accessibility of high quality facilities in London.”