FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer – Girls’s Global Cup – Scotland Coaching – Allianz Riviera, Great, France – June eight, 2019 Scotland’s Joanne Love and Fiona Brown right through coaching REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/Document Picture
(Reuters) – Scotland’s hopes of attaining the closing 16 at their maiden girls’s Global Cup have been dented by means of defeat to England of their opener however they have got spoke back by means of bringing out their secret weapon for his or her subsequent recreation in opposition to Japan – rubber chickens.
Pictures posted at the Scottish nationwide workforce’s Fb website confirmed gamers haring across the coaching box in a peculiar recreation of tag by which they try to keep away from being touched, or in some instances whacked, by means of the squeaky rubber chook.
“Don’t get touched by means of the rooster,” yells a trainer in one of the vital movies as attacker Fiona Brown smacks a workforce mate over and over again with it.
The Scots will hope to get their marketing campaign again on the right track with a win over Japan on Friday and ahead Lisa Evans stated there used to be a lot to construct on from their efficiency in opposition to England.
“We’ve misplaced our first recreation, however I feel we simply wish to put that at the back of us now. We will be able to take the positives from that recreation and paintings at the damaging sides,” she stated.
“The function hasn’t modified, whether or not that be completing in first, 2nd or probably 3rd position, our function is to get out of that workforce.
“We see that as achievable and that’’s what we’re having a look to do.”
Scotland spherical out their Crew D marketing campaign in opposition to Argentina on June 19.
Reporting by means of Peter Rutherford in Seoul; Enhancing by means of Sudipto Ganguly