Danielle Jarrouje, football in the skin
Passionate about football since she was 7 years old, Danielle Jarrouje, 18, student in life sciences and earth-biochemistry at the science faculty of the USJ, trains around ten hours per week.
OLJ/By Maria EL-HAGE, January 14, 2021 at 00h00
Danielle Jarrouje (in blue) during a senior league match against the club team Salam Zgharta, in 2019.Photo Danielle Jarrouje
She has been playing football since she was 7 years old, and now 18, Danielle is part of one of the Lebanese Women's Football League teams, Eleven Football Pro (EFP).Jarrouje, a first year student of life sciences and earth-biochemistry at the Faculty of Sciences of Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, pursues her passion for the round ball.
Currently confined, the young athlete says not to have given up the sport so far.During the first closure of the month of March, she "practiced her dribbles and her passes alone at the bottom of her building to stay in shape".During the holidays in However, the young woman trained as usual, but confides "not to see anyone during (her) free time, because my teammates and I cannot risk falling ill".
The young sportswoman emphasizes having always been "the girl among the boys", when, younger, she played football with her cousin, Majd Jarrouje, and his friends."They saw in me a great potential and wanted to teach me their tactics, ”she continues.Encouraged by her friends, she is also supported by her parents who enroll her without hesitation at the Montebello Academy in Ajaltoun.Her game also attracted the attention of her sports teacher from the classroom of 7th.
Posted Date: 2021-01-14