Ava has registered with the Brazilian Soccer Club in Okinawa, Japan for the fall soccer season 2021. Tryouts and player evaluations are on Saturday, September 11th. If you’re interested you can register
Ava is in the latest Nike Ad,
We Play Real. The video puts the spotlight on black women just in time for International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month! The ad is running on Live TV, (Sports stations) and has over 3.5 million views since its March 8th release on Nike’s YouTube channel. Ava is in the video at the 38-second mark. We are beyond proud that she had the opportunity to be involved with this particular project.
“Black women are rarely recognized for the hard work they put in. It’s not just magic, they are the real thing. Join us in celebrating their hard work and help level the playing field”
To learn more about We Play Real, you can check out these articles:
Good Morning America and ABC News.
As always, thanks for reading and being part of Ava’s journey. Have a blessed day!
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Ava was awarded MVP of the Brazilian Soccer Academy U8-U9 Kids Soccer Tournament, on Saturday, December 5th.
Return to Training In the early evening of August 28th, Ava made her long-awaited return to training, post-injury! Before we get into that, let me recap what happened. The Injury
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Ava became part of a new soccer club in Okinawa, Japan! Read on to discover who the club is and what lead up to this decision.
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Let me start off by saying 2019 has been a great soccer year, especially the second half!! Ava has really improved and developed as a young athlete, through being involved in many different soccer experiences this year.
Continue Reading Year In Review – Ava’s Amazing 2019
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Ava’s New Points Reward System When you train like Ava, you have to constantly find ways to mix things up. Come up with ways to prevent boredom in training and
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NC Courage vs Orlando Pride – Find out what happened when we attended the NWSL game at Sahlen’s Stadium in Cary, NC on 9/14/19. New Autographs and Selfies!
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Women’s International Champions Cup – August 18th Ava had an amazing opportunity to see the Semi-Final (Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid) and Final (NC Courage vs Olympique Lyon) of the
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