A football coach from Pool Academy has been handed an award in recognition for helping train girls to reach a national finals event.
Mark Fuller was delighted when the Illogan Dragons Under 10 team won the South West finals. They then went up against Cambridge in The FA Futsal Cup 2019 Under 10s Girls finals at the St Georges Park National Football Centre.
The Illogan team, grateful for his help, awarded him with a medal in thanks for all his help in training.
Mr Fuller said: “I was presented with the medal for helping to coach the team for the national finals competition. I wasn’t expecting to get it. It was a massive surprise.
“I have been training them, on and off, since September and then regularly in the weeks leading up to the finals.
“They are a talented bunch and I thought they did really well in the South West game to get through to the nationals. They were one of the top two teams in the whole of Briton.
“I will definitely help them again in the future.”