For International Women’s Day Millwall Lionesses Goalkeeper Chrissie Wiggins visited Millwall Community Trust’s (MCT) Premier League Kicks Girls Session at St Paul’s Sports Ground, Rotherhithe.

Through the Premier League Kicks programme, Millwall Community Trust provides free weekly football sessions, youth work, mentoring opportunities workshops, social action and volunteering projects with the end goal of creating opportunities for young people to develop skills and improve their confidence.

The Girls PL Kicks session runs every Wednesday between 4:30pm-6:00pm at St Paul’s. 

The session started with with participants being given the opportunity to ask Chrissie Wiggins questions about her footballing career they’ve always wanted to know the answer to in a general Q&A.

Following on from this, Wiggins took part in the warm-up where each attendee learned how to master their ball control whilst taking part in fun activities.

Wiggins then encouraged from the sidelines as participants took part in a one-v-one drill before playing a match.

The session concluded with participants having the opportunity to score past Wiggins as they took part in a penalty shootout before posing for group picture with her.

MCT's Community Manager, Joubin Sarrami said: "What a great experience for the girls’ to have Millwall Lionesses Goalkeeper Chrissie Wiggins come down to their Premier League Kicks session. 

“It just shows what Millwall Community Trust is all about, helping in the local area, and the players doing this will make such an impact on these children who are the next generation. Make sure to go and support the Millwall Lionesses who play every Sunday - check the website for more details!”