EP11: GOALS: Onyx FC Co-Founder Georgia Adderley on community, inclusion and sharing the beautiful game
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We couldn’t let the FIFA World Cup pass us by without a chat about football  

In this episode we chat with Georgia Adderley, one of the four Co-Founders of Onyx FC, the UAE’s first fully female owned football club. 

Despite being from the football-mad UK, Georgia didn’t take up football until moving to Dubai. It was in Dubai that she also found friendship, fun and community, as well as the three other founders of Onyx FC. 

In this episode, we discuss how Onyx FC came about, what football brought to her life, the achievements of the club since it started just one year ago and the growth of women’s football in the UAE and beyond. 

Georgia also shares her predictions for the World Cup!  We hope you enjoy the episode!  

To learn more about football in the UAE, visit the UAE Football Association at www.uaefa.ae

Find Onyx FC on Instagram at @onyxfc_ and Georgia at @georgia.add. Onyx FC’s website is www.onyx-fc.com 

Our wider support team for this episode includes Editor JJ Thompson and our Artwork is by the talented Alexandra Hickey of Studio Theodore

For more info,  visit www.themettleset.com , and follow us on @themettleset

We hope you enjoy the episode!  

Dawn & Afshan 

@dawnable 

@afshahmed


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