This was in the Tenerife Sun
Trip for budding Beckhams
Some lucky young footballers are off to take part in a soccer tournament in La Palma, thanks partly to the regulars at the Bamboo Bar in Los Gigantes, who raised '80600 to help fund the trip.
Landlord and landlady, Jamie and June White, together with the Bambooquote s manageress, Charlotte, handed over the cheque to Santiagoquote s sports coordinator, Pepe Herrera.
The youngsters are all members of the Escuela de Football de Santiago del Teide, trained by Francisco Armas.
Last year the big boys went to La Palma to compete so this year itquote s the turn of the Benjamines B endash 8- to 9-year-olds endash and the even younger Pre-Benjamines endash 7- to 8-year-olds.
Both sides will be competing in Los Llanos de Aridane for the Los Llanos Cup against teams from all over the Canary Islands.
The three-day tournament takes place from June 7-9.