Tourists trounce local team
Gayndah takes on theWorld, but theWorld proved too strong
GAME ON: The best of Gayndah's soccer players took on a team of visitors. time on the soccer field.
Players from soccer mad countries like France, Algeria, Italy, Germany and South Korea filled the international team with experience.
TheWorld team scored early in the first few minutes of the match, and despite a pushback from Gayndah they managed to score another goal within the first 15 minutes.
But a strong effort from Gayndah’s goalkeeper, Cyrelle Mitchell managed to avoid a complete wipe-out.
“She did very well, she got us a few saves,” Goldie said.
The locals managed to muster a single goal near the end of the game, but could not catch up to the World’s lead. But the goal of the game wasn’t to win but to get to know Gayndah’s new visitors.
And in that regard, Goldie said the game was a big win.
“A couple of the boys were having a beer and chat after the game,” he said.
“That’s what it’s all about.”
The World dominated the early game.