Sunday, June 21, 2009

Sports Day - UPDATED WITH VIDEO!

This is Curtis,

The kids finally got to have a sports day with another team. We walked to the field which was probably only a half an hour away which is much better than what I have heard about some of their walks to other games (5 or so miles). We started the day with the younger boys playing a soccer game (football as it is called here, I don’t know if I can ever get used to saying that). The girls then went ahead and played Net Ball, which is similar to basketball, just different. This is a picture of the girls (blue is Upeme) just about to score.

The last game played was the big boy’s soccer match. This is a picture of Kelvin (7th grade) getting ready to take a free kick.

The day was a lot of fun. I have been excited for the soccer season to start. The team is really strong. I couldn’t tell which was more fun, the games, or the songs and dances from the people on the sideline cheering them on. Here is a video of some of the girls cheering the big boys on during their match.


VIDEO WORKED!

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4 comments:

  1. Looks fun! How does it feel to be on the other side of a soccer game? You played for so many years. The kids are lucky to have a skilled coach.
    Love you
    mom

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  2. Love the video. They look so happy!!!
    Thanks so much for keeping us updated.
    Bless you Rene'

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  3. Fun to be able to watch the children in action, especially when it involves singing and dancing. I can't wait to see the video you are putting together for the 'contest'. I hope your computer will cooperate with all your efforts. Love you both!
    mom

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  4. beautiful song

    _dmitri

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