Sporting equals are working with youth sport trust to deliver the ‘breaking boundaries’ project which uses the catalyst of cricket to bring different ethnic and faith communities together. Swansea city defender neil taylor, whose mother is indian, is the only player turning out regularly for a top-flight club. To a generation of british asian stars. Thanks for signing up as a global citizen. That same year, the team brought home the west asian football federation cup. Learn about the issues that mean the most to you.
4) birgit prinz (forward/attacking midfielder, germany)
Asian girls playing football. Although prejudices remain, popular perceptions have changed and a framework facilitating women’s football has been established. The 54-year-old southall owner maintains that there is no shortage of local asian youngsters playing football but there is a reluctance to get involved within the mainstream of the game by joining fa-affiliated clubs such as southall, which plays in the spartan south midlands first division. Losing all three of the group games, the dream did not come true. We can only wonder what more magic akers could have produced had she not been struck down by illness (until then she was scoring at almost a goal a game). It was very difficult in the beginning,” remembers stephanie al-naber, who used to play in the streets when she was little.
3) michelle akers (forward/defensive midfielder, usa)
She was also named german player of the year eight years running. The women in sports foundation, founded by tennis great billie jean king, reports that girls who play sports have higher levels of confidence and self-esteem, and experience higher states of psychological well-being than girls and who do not play sports.