Reggae Girl Lauren Silver excited to play pro ball again

By February 13, 2019

It’s been a week since Reggae Girl Lauren Silver arrived in Norway where she will play for Norwegian Toppserien club SK Trondheims-Ørn.

She has been busy bonding with her new teammates and familiarising herself with the environment as best she can.

She has chosen the number 55 for her jersey in honour of the year her mother was born. It was also the number worn by her sister, whom she describes as her ‘first ever soccer influencer’.

But most of all, she is glad just to be playing professional football once again.

“I am very excited to play pro ball once again, especially in Norway because the league is very competitive,” said the Jamaican fullback who last played for Glasgow City in the Scottish Women Premier League in early 2017.

“I am excited to play with this team because they are possession oriented and they like to pass the ball and keep it. That will help me best going into the World Cup because when we play against Brazil, Australia and Italy, teams that like to possess the ball, it will prepare me for that,” she said indicating that playing consistently at an elite level is the perfect preparation for her ambitions in France in the summer.

“Being here, being able to touch a ball, work with players who are at a really high level every single day so I can get match fit, get a lot of games before I head to the World Cup, so I am very excited to be here with my team.”

 

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