The popularity of football continues to grow locally with a record number of participants making it the largest outdoor sport in the ACT and its surrounding regions.
Capital Football is the governing body of football in the National Capital and a member of the national association, Football Federation of Australia. The local organisation embodies sporting and personal excellence through the world game enabling all participants to enjoy football.
Thousands of junior footballers lace up the boots during the winter months to compete from May through to August with competitions starting at five years of age through to under-18’s. Sixteen divisions making up State League with five dedicated Over-35’s competitions and boasting one of the region’s strongest Premier divisions consisting of PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues: Capital Football, NPL under-20, NPL under-18 and NPL under-16. Capital Football lay claims to being the only state or territory to run a dedicated Women’s Over-35’s competition while State League sees six divisions in action including the Women's Premier League structure.
The services on offer by Capital Football include providing participants with a safe and competitive environment for men, women and juniors of all skills levels both indoor and outdoor. Along with assisting player and coaching development and offering a high performance program offering talented players a pathway towards state and national representation.
Football has a long and successful history in the ACT while Capital Football continues to be a pioneer in the sport.