Gidea Park Rangers’ under-10 girls team crowned cup champions
PUBLISHED: 12:33 18 May 2017 | UPDATED: 16:24 18 May 2017
A team of young footballers have emerged victorious after they won the Essex County Girls Football League’s under-10 Presidents Cup on Sunday, May 14.
Captained by Sienna Biagioni, nine, the Gidea Park Rangers – which practices at Frances Bardsley Academy, Brentwood Road, Romford – were crowned champions at the Ford Sports and Social Club in Basildon.
Team manager Scott Laws, 36, said: “You cannot believe some of them have been playing for just four months.
“Literally [some] have just come into football.
“I am so proud of all the girls the improvement they have made is amazing and a joy to watch.
“I already have three daughters but it’s like having 11 more.”
Club chairman, Paul Fairey added: “We have put a lot of commitment into growing girls participation and the win was a result of lots of hard work.”
On the day the team beat Colebrook Royals 1-0, Dunmow Rhodes 2-0 and Chelmsford City 2-0.