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The role of AFI Middle East is to grow and develop Footy 9s in the region. Our outcomes in each country include:

Participation – introducing the sport to encourage participation at the grassroots level, with a focus on Footy 9s and community development.

Education – coaching the coaches and teaching the teachers. Our accreditation courses will give sports teachers and coaches the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to teach the game to their students.

Employment – creating opportunities to fund a full-time Regional Manager to grow and develop the game in the Middle East.

National Team – giving the best players in each country the opportunity to compete against other countries in the region.

Community – building and enhancing people to people links between the Middle East and Australia.