Spanish girls shine

The girls’ team from Atletico Madrid celebrating after being crowned the inaugural JSSL Professional Academy 7s girls’ champions yesterday.
The girls’ team from Atletico Madrid celebrating after being crowned the inaugural JSSL Professional Academy 7s girls’ champions yesterday.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

The girls’ team from Atletico Madrid celebrating after being crowned the inaugural JSSL Professional Academy 7s girls’ champions yesterday.

They beat Barcelona 5-0 in the final at Our Tampines Hub. The Atletico girls were undefeated throughout the three-day tournament, scoring 19 goals and conceding two. Arsenal won the boys’ tournament, defeating Perth Glory 2-0 in the final.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 22, 2019, with the headline 'Spanish girls shine'. Print Edition | Subscribe