March 2018 – Venue: EMIRATES STADIUM
Congratulations to Josh and Max who both received their certificates from Arsenal Club captain Per Mertesacker on the Emirates pitch prior to the premier league match versus Watford.
Josh and Max both play for North London United which is run by DS Active and is part of Arsenal in the community. They both attend sessions at the Arsenal Hub every Monday evening.
In celebration of ‘World Down’s Syndrome Day’ (21st March) they were invited to the following events and featured in the last Arsenal FC match day programme. On Saturday 10th March they played in a friendly Football Festival at the Arsenal Hub against the Palace for Life Foundation from Crystal Palace, they were also invited on a stadium tour.
On Sunday 11th March both teams were invited to attend the Arsenal v Watford Premiership League Football. Prior to Kick-off there was a presentation on the pitch and they all received a certificate from Per Mertesacker as part of AFC’s ‘Arsenal for Everyone’ commitment.