Football: Good luck to the remarkable Changing Lives in Cup Final

Communities / Sat 29th May 2021 at 11:02am

CHANGING Lives FC play in the Harlow League Plate Final on Sunday morning. Win or lose it is a remarkable journey for a team of young men from all four corners of the world with a Haro coach at its heart.

They route to the final.

Parsloe A 1 – 2 Changing Lives

FC Risden Wood Reserves 1 – 6 Changing Lives

FC Social Birchanger 4-2 Changing Lives FC 

East Thames 0- 3 Changing Lives FC 

Changing Lives FC 3-0 Epping Rangers 

Changing Lives FC 2-0 Frontiers Reserves FC 

Changing Lives FC 3 – 3 Risden Wood Reserves (5-4) Win 

Final – Parsonage Leys vs Changing Lives FC 

They have beaten teams two divisions above them to reach the Plate Final which is a huge achievement. A fairy tale story! 

Coach David Simmons said: “The boys are from around the world including countries such as Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Egypt, Ghana and Guinea.

“We have 3-4 UK based players that help within the team. These boys have come from war torn countries and it means so much to them to be playing football and being part of a community. 

“I am so proud of the boys and how far they have come. Whatever the result on Sunday we can hold our heads high! 

“You can watch the journey on our YouTube Channel here: https://youtu.be/4SWmjF0Z5F4 (Semi Final Match) 

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