.

By Casey Neill

Brazilian soccer stars shared life and field skills will Maranatha Christian School students.
The seven players a FIFA-certified coach visited the Doveton and Officer campuses on Wednesday 29 November as part of the Tour of Hope.
PE teacher Sarah Inman said that although the day was extremely hot, the students were very excited and surprised to see the Brazilian soccer players back for a second year in a row.
Students from Prep through to Year 5 enjoyed assembly with the guests, who shared some life stories and joined in singing and dancing.
The students heard about the importance of having goals and using their talents to the best of their abilities, to have confidence in who they are and to not allow others to bring them down or define them through perceptions.
Years 3 to 5 at both Doveton and Officer then moved off to soccer clinics where they played games and were put through their paces in training drills.
The players have represented teams like Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Arsenal, FC Tokyo, Sao Paulo and Flamengo.
The Tour of Hope group visits schools, church groups and refugee networks to share positive messages and impact the lives of the younger generations.

Your first stop before buying a home. View the whole picture.

More News

 Nominations are open for an award celebrating longstanding community service in the South-East. The Juan Carlos Loyola Award is ...

 Police are appealing for public help to find missing man Kah Wong. The 48-year-old was last seen at the ...

A grandfather who was a live-in ‘crop-sitter’ at a cannabis grow-house in Hallam has been jailed for up ...

Police arrested a man in Doveton over a South Australian mother’s death. Travis Kirchner was wanted in connection to ...

Police are searching for a man in connection to an armed robbery in Doveton. They released images and urged anyone ...

 Glenn Munso says his new book will help former drug addicts to rebuild their lives. The Cranbourne personal trainer ...

Latest Sport

All Nations Social Cricket in Dandenong is making waves and providing a safe and friendly environment for individuals of all ...

Dandenong Women’s Cricket Club (DWCC) is expanding to three senior teams in 2016/’17 and wants women, experienced or non-experienced, to ...

WHILE premierships and league medals are always nice, the main aim for Narre North Foxes this year is simple – get ...