Homeless World Cup Oslo in 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 Oslo 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. We show below the pictures of our highs and lows of the day, please enjoy.
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 area to begin battle, below are some of the photos from the event
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 women’s Bowl competition. The manager Keri Harris, and assistant Becky Mullins was in a tense state when they started the final game because they Believed that for the first time they would have achieved there life’s dream of lifting the trophy at the homeless world cup. The warriors played with the fires in their bellies needed to win. See photos below.
Then the dream had come true !!!!!!!!
The Dragons started there final day of the homeless world cup knowing that if they won there game they be fighting for 3rd place in the Viasport Bowl. They started there fight with a strong game and with there fight for the place they finally won finishing 3rd place, see below pictures of them collecting there medals and 3rd place award . Congratulations to the manager of the Dragons, Wayne Ellaway and Ahmed Abdi.
Everyone from the dragons to the volunteers were beyond ecstatic when the dream of silverware back to wales was realised! 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; the party went on through the night.
We would like to congratulate everyone from the volunteers to the coaching staff and even the players for their achievements on and off the pitch. Without your support all this would have not been a reality, all of us from street football wales would like to pat you on the back and congratulate you for your effort. We also thank Micheal Sheen follow him via twitter click on link - twitter.com/michaelsheen and Tony for all your support.