A rising soccer star from Atlantis needs your help in raising R35 000 to get her to a Youth International Tournament in Dallas, USA, next year.
Chelsea November, 16, has been playing soccer since the age of 10 and is the captain of the Atlantis All Saints girls team.
Now the Grade 10 pupil at Atlantis Secondary been invited to play in the under-19 tournament in April.
Chelsea says: “I am really happy and excited about this opportunity. This would mean so much to me as it would be my first time travelling abroad and the experience I could gain at this tournament I can bring home and share with my teammates.”
Since the age of 12, the centre back has been playing at club and provincial level and has captained every team she’s played for.
But her idols are not the Ronaldos and Messis of the football world.
“My biggest role model is my mother. She loves sports as much as I do and she herself is a sportswoman. She’s a hard worker and is always dedicated,” Chelsea says.
Bonita November, 40, says she could not be more proud of her daughter.
“I am elated. Nervous. Mixed emotions about all of this. She has always made me so proud,” she says.
“I just want her to go out there and give it her all, adapt, learn all she can, but most importantly, to enjoy the game she loves best."
Bonita will be having fundraisers, but if you would like to assist in making Chelsea’s dream come true, contact Bonita on 084 299 6515.