Bengaluru: The team of girls from the Lavelle Women’s Football Club showcased a fantastic display of skill and team spirit at the Adidas Knockout Football organised by Adidas Football Club recently at the RBANMS grounds, Bengaluru. The Bengaluru team won against Shinning Star Football Club 3-0 in the Under-18 category. 

The girls of the Lavelle Women’s Football Club showcased excellent team spirit and technique in terms of passing the ball especially between players Maria and Susan as well as defending the ball to score this victory.

Susan scored two goals and the captain Devyani too put her name on the scoresheet. The team bagged the Adidas trophy in the U1-8 section. Susan  was adjudged the most valuable Player of the match.

This is was 5-a-side knockout tournament with three rolling substitutions encompassing 12 categories. The tournament witnessed good participation from schools and football clubs in Bengaluru. Tournaments such as the Adidas Knockout Tournament provide an excellent opportunity for young players to gain valuable and varied experience and exposure to unleash their talent and passion. 

The Lavelle Women’s Football Club  was started in the year 2013 with a sincere intention to nurture and promote  football in young girls with a passion for playing the sport and give an opportunity their talent to be unleashed on the field.

The team comprises of 22 girls in the age group of 12 to 20 years. They are filled with enthusiasm and passion for the sport with more girls joining the team. The team is coached by Satish Kumar and Pratap Sridhar and the team manager is Kavitha T.

They have played against various schools and colleges such as Jyothi Nivas College and Delhi  Public school. The team of young girls practice relentlessly at the Jogupalya Grounds in Ulsoor as well as the RBANMS grounds, in Bengaluru.

The team is named Lavelle Women’s Football Club after Rose Lavelle (born May 14, 1995) who  is an American professional soccer player for the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the highest division of women's professional soccer in the United States, and the United States women's national team.