From June 2nd to June 4th, the Queens Park Rangers Under-15 team traveled to Belgium, where they played against big clubs like Club Brugge and Cercle Brugge.
The young players of Queens Park Rangers were filled with anticipation and enthusiasm as they arrived in Belgium. For many of them, it was their first time playing outside of England, making it a special experience by itself.
Their first match, they faced off against Club Brugge, a renowned Belgian football club with a storied history. The match took place at Club Brugge’s training complex The Nest, where the players were greeted with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Despite facing a strong opponent in Club Brugge, the boys from Queens Park Rangers showed that they were able to compete against such a strong opponent.
The team moved on to the other prominent Bruges-based club, Cercle Brugge, on the second day. The match against Cercle Brugge was intense and competitive, with both teams giving their all on the field. The spectators were treated to a fun and exciting match, which ended in a win for Cercle Brugge.
Besides the fact that the soccer trip was an excellent opportunity for Queens Park Rangers players and staff to showcase their soccer talents and gain international experience, it was also a unique opportunity to work on team building in another country.
In addition, the players made new friendships and were introduced to a soccer culture that was new to them
With their experiences in Belgium, the Queens Park Rangers Under-15 team returned to England, inspired and motivated to further develop their footballing skills. This journey will undoubtedly help the boys in their development and in the continuation of their careers.