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Football in snow

In winter any game for football players depends on weather conditions. We don’t have our own gym yet. It’s quite impossible and expensive to rent a gym for such a large number of sport teams. So this is our constant prayer need.

This year we made an exception only for the junior team Kids. We decided to rent a small gym 15x20m twice a week. In January two main events took place in the gym – parents-kids football matches. First, kids played against their moms, and then against dads. The boys looked very happy as they were playing football with their parents! It was a real struggle! The match results were not as important for the players as great pleasure from the game. At break there was our regular Bible lesson. This time it was available for more people. After the match parents thanked us a lot for the great time. Very little is needed to make people happy!

Other groups played outside and sometimes they had to clear the field from snow. Even  sharp frost couldn’t stop the young football players. The boys attended not only football trainings but also Bible classes. We were glad the Word of God was preached to the boys.

In the middle of the month the group of  boys under 12 years old first time participated in competitions. It was their first time they have participated in the region championship in mini-football. In Bereznovsky gym we won two games and lost just one. It was a big event for us to take the second place then! Our competitors were kids and teenagers from different schools.

Besides, in January we organized a party for the older boys who won the second league in regional championship. Our girls took the most active part in this, organizing  everything at the highest level. We sang a lot, played different games together, remembered the events of the last season. There were representatives of the Football Federation at the party. Ivan Guranets, the captain of  Nadiya,  was given a great cup. At the end of the evening we sincerely thanked God for the last season.

Alexander Gonchar

Pray for Sports

 about the Christian soccer team “Hope”, Rivne (coach O.Gonchar) and the soccer team “Spring”, Mizoch (coach Y. Bondarchuk)

 about soccer ministry in Mizoch
 about personal relationships between coaches and their players
 about strengthening in faith and spiritual growth of boys who already repented
 about an opportunity to share the Gospel about Jesus Christ to the competitors, judges, and other coaches
 about God’s protection against injuries.

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