Bhaarathi – Budding football player

By M. Rajini

Bhaarathi Natarajan, who started playing football when she was 8 years old, has participated in DANA CUP 2017 held in Hjorring, Denmark this July. FORTUNA HJORRING, one of the best women’s soccer clubs in Europe hosted this youth soccer tournament. They also conducted special training sessions for the teams in their club facilities.

“The key take-away from the tournament was playing against some of the best European soccer club teams and also getting to train under world class facilities in Denmark. Representing our country was a proud moment,” says Bhaarathi.

Bhaarathi, who is in the 10th Std at VidyaMandir, Mylapore, first trained under Mahogony Football Club. Later she started training in her school under coach M.D.David.

Her other interests are: painting and trekking. She completed the full art course at Global Art, Besant Nagar centre and got a super graduate. She is upgrading her skills now from Savita, a resident of Sastri Nagar.

She aspires to become a football coach or a team manager. Contact her at