19 girls backed by an NGO known as Yuwa-India see a transformation in their lives through football, leaving their tribal villages in eastern India to compete in Donosti Cup, the biggest tournament in Spain with over 400 teams participating from all around the world.
The team made it to the group phase before being knocked out by Santa Teresa of Spain. They also took part in the Gasteiz Cup and were placed third out of ten teams in the girls’ category, with two wins and two losses and a draw. The team also made a visit to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on July 7, which is home to nine time Champions League winners Real Madrid.
Here’s a short video of their journey to Spain: