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Students for women's national football team

THREE St Christopher's School students have had the honour recently to represent Bahrain's women's national football team.

Fourteen-year-old Catherine Martin, 15-year-old Farah Ghaly and 13-year-old Phoebe Licence were all selected to the squad that competed in the recent qualifiers held in the kingdom for the 2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup.

The Bahrain squad won one of their three qualifying games, missing out on a berth in the Women's Asian Cup. They first loss to Vietnam 0-8, then were narrowly beaten by Hong Kong 1-3. They, however, managed to sign off from the competition with a fine 4-1 win against Kyrgyzstan.

Vietnam earned the lone ticket to the Women's Asian Cup.

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