The Lija/Iklin Football Youth Nursery is this year celebrating its tenth year anniversary since its inception in 2002.
The Lija/Iklin Nursery was co-founded in collaboration between Lija Athletic Football Club and the Iklin Local Council who joined forces and shared their resources to establish the Nursery that today has more than 200 members. All youths are then acquired by the parent club, Lija Athletic F.C.
As part of the celebrations to commemorate its tenth year anniversary, the Nursery organised the following activities:
Friday, October 26th:
18:30 Thanks-giving Mass celebrated by H.E. Mgr. Paul Cremona at the Lija Parish church
19:20 March past by the Iklin Scout group from the Lija square to the Lija Football Ground
19:50 Unveiling of a commemorative plaque by Dr. Tonio Borg (MP)
20:00 Inauguration of a newly refurbished Media Room that is situated at the new Lija Athletic F.C. and Lija/Iklin F.Y.N. clubhouse
20:15 reception for guests
Sunday, October 28th:
10:30 Reception for Nursery members, ex-members, committee and sub-committee members, benefactors and other helpers at the Tal-Mirakli Pastoral Centre in Lija.
Moreover, the Lija/Iklin F.Y.N. issued a commemorative booklet about this anniversary as well as an official hymn.