Australia plans to be a top 10 football nation

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today formally published the new Strategic Plan for the period of 2011 to 2015 with a vision for Australia to become a Top 10 football nation.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today formally published the new Strategic Plan for the period of 2011 to 2015 with a vision for Australia to become a Top 10 football nation.

Ben Buckley outlined the FFA vision at the official reception for Acting AFC President Zhang Jilong on Monday this week.

The Strategic Plan statement of intent includes;

• Development of a football culture ingrained with unique Australian characteristics. • Producing technically-gifted Australian players from an elite player pathway that-s the equal of the world-s best. • Building a Hyundai A-League that rivals the best in Asia. • Making football a sporting and social powerhouse in Australia.

FFA CEO Ben Buckley provides a detailed insight to the Strategic Plan, the vision, the mission, the major projects and the performance benchmarks in a web column in the GoalMouth opinon section at www.footballaustralia.com.au.

Click here to read the column now.