Homeless World Cup Norway 2017 Welsh Warriors and Welsh Dragons
In 2017 the Welsh Dragons and Welsh Warriors set out on a Quest. The quest was to bring silverware from Norway back to our home country of Wales. They started their quest with a few training seasons, with one of them being to conquer the Welsh hills of Swansea. One of the highest hills in Swansea city is Constitution Hill with a total elevation of 185 feet.
Following the long and gruelling pain the Warriors and the Dragons were pumped up and ready for the tournament.
The Warriors and Dragons at the Homeless World Cup 2017
The Warriors and the Dragons entered the arena to begin there battle.....
The Warriors and Dragons battle was complete
The Warriors were hard hitting all the way through the tournament and all their hard work and effort found themselves in the final of the Viasport Bowl competition. The manager Keri Harris, and assistants Becky Mullins and Louise Massey were in a tense state when they started there final game, they believed that if the previous results with team U.S.A, they were in a strong position to be able to take the trophy home. The Warriors played with the fires in their bellies needing to win.
Then the dream had come true !!!!!!!!
The Dragons started the final day of the homeless world cup knowing that if they won their game, they would be guaranteed a 3rd place in the Viasport Bowl. They started there to fight with a strong game and with all there fight and passion they Won, see below pictures of them collecting their medals and 3rd place award. Congratulations to the manager of the Dragons, Wayne Ellaway (Manager) and Ahmed Abdi (Assistant).
Everyone was beyond ecstatic when we all celebrated this momentous victory, as though each and every one of them had been on the pitch playing the game themselves. Entering the pitch and congratulated the Warriors and Dragons. The party went on through the night.
We would like to congratulate the players, volunteers and coaching staff for their achievements on and off the pitch. Without your support all this would not have been a reality, all of us from Street Football Wales would like to pat you on the back and congratulate you on your effort. We also thank Micheal Sheen and Tony for supporting us through the tournament, if you would like to follow him via twitter click on the link - twitter.com/michaelsheen .