United States college player Callie McKinney has described a recent trip to T&T with the Charlotte Lady Eagles team as one of the best experiences of her life so far.
Mckinney arrived here in late May with Eagles, a team made of up girls from various universities that come together to grow in their faith with Christ while playing football in a competitive environment to get better at their game.
The Lady Eagles mission is to glorify God and see lives transformed by communicating the message of Jesus Christ through the global environment of soccer. The vision of the Lady Eagles is generating teams that cultivate influential coaches and players who inspire people to flourish in and for Christ wherever they are planted.
“We went on this trip to spread the word of God by using soccer as our platform to reach the youth of Trinidad and anyone else who was around to witness. While doing so we also played games against local teams and then against the Under-20 Trinidad national team and the full senior Trinidad national team,” McKinney wrote.
The Eagles linked up with the Step by Step women’s team and also played two training games against the T&T senior and U-20 women’s team in which they were victorious. They also took part in four coaching clinics.
“Concluding the trip, I can’t wait to see the way God has used each and every one of my teammates and myself to reach various groups of kids we were in contact with. It’s going to be amazing to see the fruits of our impact on the kids. The trip to Trinidad changed my perspective, furthered my growth as a player and with my walk with Christ.”