06 Feb Ella-Marie Etienne Called Up to Play for Haiti Women’s National U17 Team
Savannah, Ga – Savannah United player Ella-Marie Etienne, on the 2007 Girls Premier team, has been rostered on the Haiti Women’s National Team at the CONCACAF U17 Tournament.
Ella-Marie Etienne stated, “I am really excited that I got selected for the amazing experience! I have been working very hard for an opportunity like this. Although I have been waiting for a moment like this, there is still room for improvement. I will continue to work hard and keep having a positive mindset! I want to thank Savannah United for helping me develop into the player I am today. We have a really good team and have such a positive attitude every time we play!”
Coach Jeff Storey-Pitts has had the privilege to coach Etienne who plays on his 2007 Girls Premier team at Savannah United. “I am so excited for Ella-Maire to experience soccer at this amazing high level. She works hard every day on and off the field, and her hard work has paid off – it couldn’t have happened to a better player.”
“We are so tremendously proud that Ella-Marie has been chosen to play for her national team of Haiti,” said Gary Wright, Executive Director of Savannah United. “This is the club’s second female player to play for their respective country in soccer, the first one was Morgan Brian.”
The CONCACAF U17 Tournament can be viewed on TV or online with FoxSports.
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