2012 DDL W-League player set to play pro in Germany

Former Dutch Lions FC W-League player, Kara Cooper, signs a professional contract in Germany.

After a two week try out with Karlsruhe Sport club, a professional soccer team in Germany, Kara Cooper received, on December 6th, probably one of the most important e-mail’s of her life. Attached to the e-mail was a professional contract that she signed last Friday, meaning that her and her husband will make the move to Germany in mid-January.
“It’s still surreal” she said. “It still hasn’t sunk in.”
Cooper had the opportunity to go to Germany from Nov. 8-20 to meet the team, coaches and get a taste of a new culture. It’s one that she feels she and husband can adjust to quickly.
Once they move to Germany, they’ll have a fully furnished house waiting for them, a monthly stipend and work opportunities readily available. Her contract expires in May 2013.
“I would love to stay, though,” Cooper said. “The coach said we’ll see how the team does if I’ll be renewed for the following year.”
Cooper played for the Dayton Dutch Lions FC W-League in the 2012 season, being a important member of the squad, playing a total of  747 minutes in 10 games, having 3 shots on goal as an outside back.

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC want’s to wish Kara Cooper the best of luck in her professional soccer career overseas.

Do you also dream with a professional career in soccer? Sign up now for the W-League try outs on Febuary 17th. For more information contact Sid van Druenen at s.vandruenen@daytondutchlionsfc.com

 

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