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My Soccer Game

  • Date Submitted: 05/09/2010 10:34 PM
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Seth Poku-Maboah

                                                                                                  English Communication

                                                                                                Professor Tropin

Our First game.

        One of our most anticipated games of the season   ,was against our sworn rivals Eleanor Roosevelt soccer team.Rosevelt already coming into the game with an edge after wining 6 of all their pre-season games while we manage to win three of out of three preseason games. The game was being hosted by Roosevelt and since we were the away team we wore our yellow jerseys with blue socks, while they wore their traditional white jerseys with white socks. Although it was 4:00pm in the afternoon there was still bright outside, weather was clear temperature mid 70’s. Fans had begun filling up the seats on the bleachers which were empty at that point.
      Our captain whom wore a red armband around his arm indicating is role in the team, walked vibrantly to the referee indicating what side we were wanted and the referee quickly told him in reply how many seconds we had left to get ready. Our Hispanic coach Mr. Hernandez with a thick accent announced the starting eleven, which left me on the bench as backup.
      The referee blew his whistle indicating kickoff and already the host Roosevelt applied the heavy pressure by taking a vicious shot 25 yards away from goal, but only ended up floating over the bar. Already 10 minutes Roosevelt were letting their intention known when their left back found room to break down the right and ventured into the penalty box unleashing a shot with a defender not side site fortunately the shot went wide. Half an our into the game Roosevelt were obviously the more dangerous side with their fans whom seemed to cheer on loudly as if it was the source to Roosevelt teams forceful play play with each possession they got louder cheering, go Roosevelt go while booing...


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