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There are many benefits to joining a football club. Children and adults alike play football because it is fun, challenging and exciting. Most people also love being part of a team and the social benefits that come with it.

Football helps build self-confidence, a positive self-image and self-worth, it teaches cooperation and teamwork as well as helps develop positive social skills and teaches respect for others.

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The Forest Hills Football Club is located in the Upper Highway area of Durban and serves the surrounding communities of Crestholme, Forest Hills, Gillitts, Hillcrest, Kloof & Waterfall.

Beginners and people with football experience are all welcome at the Forest Hills Football Club which caters for all age groups and genders from under 6 right through to Seniors. The Club has been running for 31 years and was originally opened in 1988 on a former BMX track by the then Chairman, Rodney Van Eck. 

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Today the club has two standard fields and two junior fields equipped with goals and floodlights. The club also has change room facilities, a bar and a viewing deck for spectators.

Some notable players who have played for Forest Hills include Grahame McKenzie, a former Maritzburg City player, Mino Coppola, the former chairman, who was a former Durban City goalkeeper and John Sanan who was a former Bush Bucks and African Wanderers player.

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“The coaches are there to teach players how to play and improve their game. All are welcome to come and try out to see if they enjoy the game. All you need is a pair of soccer boots and a love for soccer”
– Grant Mamotte Chairman of the Forest Hills Football Club


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Address: 42 Forest Drive, Forest Hills, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Contact Number: 031 763 3103
Email: info@fhfc.co.za

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Article by Tasmyn-Jain van Niekerk