Fenland mother persuades her company to get behind her son’s soccer school

March Soccer School's under-10s with their new kit

March Soccer School's under-10s with their new kit - Credit: Archant

A FENLAND mother has arranged for the company she works for to sponsor her son’s football club.

Jan Bowen, manager of Cambridge Courier Services Ltd, stepped in after March Soccer School under-10s previous sponsorship deal ended.

Her son, Chaz, played for the school’s under-9 side last season.

The company, which celebrated its 20th anniversary this year, have provided new kit to the school.

Mrs Bowen said: “The company celebrated its 20th anniversary this year so we were looking to get involved in sponsorship or with a charity.

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“My son Chaz played in the under-9s last season and the school asked if we could help out.

“We’ve provided new kits and we will continue to support them throughout the season.”

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Gary Higham, March Soccer School’s under-10s coach, thanked the company for its support.

He said: “We are extremely grateful that they have supplied us kit for the coming season.

“Everyone at the club is really looking forward to the new season. We put the emphasis on the children enjoying themselves. It is not about win at all costs.”

The company’s managing director Keith Perry, of March, started out as a self employed courier in 1989, working as one of the few dedicated motorcycle couriers in Cambridge.

Starting out with one motorcycle, he ran twice daily trips to London.

It worked extremely well and customers were soon requesting nationwide deliveries.

To accommodate this, the fleet expanded to include more motorcycles and then vans.

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