Following a successful summer trial, AirAsia KL Junior League Under 14 Lauren Purchase is set to make her debut for the Wales U15 squad. A member of the KLYS U14 team, Lauren has played in the AirAsia KL Junior League since 2017, but looks to establish herself in the Welsh national set-up with a friendly match against Scotland.
Speaking to Welsh news website mywelshpool.net, Purchase said “It’s a dream come true to have received a call-up so there was no way I wanted to miss the opportunity” – even if that means a 20,000 kilometre round trip to play for the national side.
It’s a dream come true to have received a call-up so there was no way I wanted to miss the opportunity
“My parents have been really supportive every step of the way so this is an achievement for us all. We are really looking forward to it.”
We wish Lauren the best of luck in her Wales debut and with the rest of the AirAsia KL Junior league season. Her KLYS Under 14 team currently sit 5th in Group B and face SJCSC Supergirls in Match Day 7 this weekend.