Winter season training starts 3rd February and ends at the end of September
Summer season starts 1st October and end 30th November
Yes normally the first week of July. We advertise it always before the time.
Yes we do just type in Dainfern Lions Football Club and like our page
Visit our website www.dainfernlions.co.za and click on times and schedules to see
Up to under 7, no matches are played as the kids are still too young however from under 8 the age groups are entered into the Rand Central Football League and depending on the age groups matches are played either on Saturday or Sunday morning at home and away.
The RCLFA normally distributes the fixtures around the end of March or April. We immediately post the fixture on all social networks and on our website
Depending on the severity of the storms, if its an electric storm which is normally the case, the coaches will order the players to leave the field immediately. The Lions have merged with Crusaders FC as from 2020 and no longer play out of Dainfern Estate. With 11 fields at the new homeground at St Stithians College and a under Nics guidance, the club has raised its game through this merger with another big club in the North. So many players made the District teams in 2018 and 2019, Nic decided to merge the two to make it bigger and better and the coaches specialized.
training is split in 3, fitness, skills development/techniques and the last 33% practicing the newly learnt skill/techniques.
This year 2016 we are allowing the players to train in their own kits
Membership for the winter season as well as a full match kit
To train without shin pads is not allowed under any circumstances. This goes for matches as well.
The Chairman and his committee are in talks to start with one in 2016
If my child comes to only one training session during the week, will he still be selected for the weekend match?
Yes, provided he has shown commitment and listen to instructions from the coach
No, however he must make himself available in the event the team is short of players. Policy is no practice no game.
It is the intention to give each player equal game time however not all players can play all positions
During training sessions players are welcome to interact with coaches and try other positions. If successful the player will be tried.