VIDEO: Chichester community gathers for fundraising football match

A CHARITY football match took place on the Whyke Estate yesterday (November 9).

The all-women game took place in honour of Sophie Chandler, 21, from Bognor Regis, who passed away on Friday, November 1, from leukaemia.

C131521-12 Chi Sophie Appeal  phot kate''Friends and neighbours who took part in the football match to raise money for Sophies funeral.Picture by Kate Shemilt.C131521-12

C131521-12 Chi Sophie Appeal phot kate''Friends and neighbours who took part in the football match to raise money for Sophies funeral.Picture by Kate Shemilt.C131521-12

The teams were raising money to pay for Sophie’s funeral.

Her family was on hand to watch the game and her mother Sylvia said the response from the community was ‘amazing’.

For the full story and pictures, see Thursday’s Observer (November 14).