Female team leads Copa Carioca

Casas de Noruega female football team is leading Copa Carioca Fut7 with 13 points, in Rio de Janeiro. "We are in first place at the table with two rounds left to go to the semifinal of the championship," explains the coach and responsible for the NGO's sports activities in Bancários, Jair Ferreira.

Embracing gender issues is very important goal in the social project. The NGO offers football practices for young girls and teenagers since the start of the activities in Bancários, a poor local community in Ilha do Governador, Rio de Janeiro.

The next game is scheduled to be on Sunday, June 3, against Team Figueirinha. Follow the news of the women's team and the social project Casas da Noruega via our Facebook page and Instagram (links at the top right of this page).

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