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D2 Waltham Soccer – 7/30/2008

Report: John Cassella 

Last night the D2 booters took the pitch at Brandeis University.

The intra squad match had two sides of 7.

The quality of play was so outstanding that a large crowd of young spectators gathered to witness some of the finest football this side of Kathmandu.

They were treated to the “beautiful game” thanks to some fancy playmaking by Omkar, Pawan S, Greg,  Tika, and Nilesh. There were several EPL scouts among the spectators and they were seen talking with Prajwal, Upendra and Pawan P. who they were hoping to sign. John played and demonstrated why the US has never won a world cup.

Caption: Pawan Shrestha

Nilesh: John made it through out the game and was successfull scoring two goals!! That was superb John! We are glad to have you in the team!

Team

John, catch me if you can

stretch before game

John and pawanS, one2one

Greg, goalie practice

first half break

matchball

break time

discussing first half performance

getting ready for next hour of action

it was not dark yet

Greg and PawanS, planning strategy

Tika, explaining field tactics

Indra, on the line

move by RajuS

nowhere is the ball

attack by Omkar

busy dribbling

Tika marches forward

PawanP to tika

Upendra blocking PawanP

Indra pushes forward

Greg to goal

Greg got it again

John and Greg

all towards RajuS

after goal

game continues

Prajwal, nice move

Sudeep, marching forward

8 thoughts on “D2 Waltham Soccer – 7/30/2008

  1. Stomach of Nilesh grown today than yesterday as had explicitly mentioned about it. Great way to reduce fat without spending more dollars.

  2. Upendra rarely seen in Soccer fields in Nepal, so, he needs such a good ground to play.

  3. John, your spirit, running and jumping ability and capacity to play for 90 minutes is an inspiration to young players like us. We are doomed before you as We start panting after 2 minute run.

  4. “I am playing too” – When John said this I thought he was joking but when he showed up in the field, everybody were surprised and pleased. We played for almost 90 minutes and John showed “no mercy to the opponents” through-out the game.

    Despite of “not-so-outstanding” qualities of the photos posted, it’s better to have something than nothing.

    P.S.: New England Revolutions outplayed Mexican team “Atlante” yeseterday in Superliga (Semifinal) and booked their place in Final. It’s now Houston Dynamo Vs New England Revs.

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