The women’s soccer 7 team faced this Tuesday, December 14, against the Club Deportivo Thadel F.C in the Pan-American Women’s Soccer Championship in Lima, Peru. The match turned out to be the first win for the Siro Training team, with a score of 0-2.
Trained by Ricardo Pinzón, Laura León, Laura Bejarano, Vivian Ortega, Luisa Pineda, Naysa Arroyo, Alison de Armas, Marcela Vásquez, Maria Fernanda Murcia, Valentina Valencia and Carolina Ríos, fulfill their dream of participating in an international championship after 2 years of having formed the team in Bogotá, Colombia.
“We have been preparing for the Women’s Soccer 7 World Cup in Peru for a long time. However, raising funds has not been an easy job. The dream of being able to be here was fulfilled, all the time and effort will be reflected in our results.” – Siro Training.
In the championship in Peru, the 10 members of the team will play another two games on the group stage. On December 15th, they will face the Selection De Surco, on December 16th the match will be with Alanys F.C. The final and semifinal will take place on Friday, December 17th. In the championship, teams from Brazil, Guatemala, Uruguay, and others also stand out.
Although soccer has been considered a sport, in its majority, carried out by men; nowadays, women’s teams and women’s participation also play an important role in one of the most played sports around the world. According to FIFA figures, approximately 26 million women play soccer, thus breaking down the gender stereotypes created over the years.
“We are a team full of joy, familiarity, persistence, and most importantly, we all share the value of friendship. We thank our official sponsor EdgeUno, for trusting us.” – Alison de Armas, Siro Training.
The group led by Luisa Pineda have achieved their dream with the sponsorship of the company EdgeUno. The company joins the community to support Colombian female talent and share with people the premise of “We Have a Dream.” Contributing to the personal and professional growth of young people in Latin America.