We regret to inform you that you failed to get into Junior soccer united Team. Hope you find another chance
“You're a girl.... we don't want girls in our team.... girls don't play football”.
Junior Soccer United Team
The announcement came early in March, just before my 14th birthday. ‘Dear Ms. Hannah, We regret to inform you that you failed to get into Junior soccer united Team (JSUT). Hope you find another chance.’ Yes, I tried out for the team the soccer team, and yes, I failed again.
Is everyone here?
The head coach greeted me with a little frown on his face. He gave me a cup of orange juice and asked me why I visited the gym. I just waited for him to tell me the ‘real’ reason i was good for the team. We were staring at each for another 30 seconds and he finally opened his heavy mouth. “You're a girl.... we don't want girls in our team.... girls don't play football”.
soccer tournamentany team is welcomed
Effortlessly, and miserably, I walked to school. I saw one girl playing with the ball in the field early in the morning. She was sweating and she looked delighted. Most importantly, she was superior handling the ball. And after in the year, she became the first player of my new soccer team, Red Card
I walked everywhere in the city and casted 10 players. They had circumstances as me. Half of them weren’t interested in teams and half of them couldn’t get into a team. Ok, let me introduce to you the Red Card Girls Soccer Team(RCGST)!!!:
About 2 weeks after our team was created, we found a small tournament in our town and registered right away. There were about 10 teams that were in the tournament
For somehow, we got pass the preliminary round and got to the semifinals. BAAM! Went the ball as it hit the net so hard it was as if it would rebound and came right back at him. The crowd cheered screaming at the top of their lungs!