The girls received training and their new squad kit on the 13th…
Only the best of the best were selected to become one of the 18 members of the Girls U15 Squad who will proceed to represent England internationally. The girls attended their first training session of the season in Shrewsbury on 12th January, where they collected their England kit and made preparations ahead of their Home Nations tournament in April. BBC Point West also attended the day and the girls featured on the news programme –
You can watch the full video below:
The segment followed the girls’ day as they prepared for future matches in which they would play for England. It included several comments from the girls themselves on their thoughts and feelings.
The video clearly shows how much it meant to the girls to have been selected for the England Squad. Below are some of the comments the girls made about when they were first told the good news by their parents:
“…I literally burst into tears”
“I couldn’t really believe it “
In the year of the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, which helps highlight the importance and growth of the Women’s Game, the ESFA U15 squad will head over to Eindhoven courtesy of ESFA partners, inspiresport, for a warm weather training camp ahead of the Bob Docherty home nations tournament in Salou during April.
Maybe one day some of the girls will become part of the Women’s England Squad, Brooke expressed her own personal interest in achieving this ambition one day:
“I see myself representing England one day, representing the three lions like I am now”.
Best of luck Girls #ESFAGIRLS
The National Governing Body for Schools’ Football in England.