United States army personnel swooped into Honduras to avoid wasting a U.S. girls’s sort out soccer staff Friday … after it had been stranded within the international nation as a consequence of coronavirus closures.
The story of the staff is wild … again on March 11 — simply hours earlier than the American sports activities world shut down over COVID-19 — 55 members of a girls’s soccer staff boarded planes for Honduras to participate within the Americas Women’s Bowl.
The event featured girls from the USA, Honduras, Mexico and Costa Rica — and an enormous a part of the journey was doing charity work with a neighborhood homeless shelter. Things had been going very well for the Americans all the best way up till Sunday.
That’s when the staff discovered their flights again dwelling had been grounded after authorities officers in Honduras closed down the nation as a consequence of coronavirus fears.
The total staff was stranded … and communication with family members within the States wasn’t simple. Finding sufficient money to pay for lodges and meals wasn’t any higher both.
But, the staff acquired excellent news Friday … ‘trigger U.S. authorities officers stepped in and acquired the squad airlifted overseas and again dwelling secure.
“The @usairforce @US_TRANSCOM and @SOUTHCOM conducted an air mission earlier today taking a group of U.S. women’s football players from Honduras to Charleston,” a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Defense stated.
“We continue to assist @StateDept in repatriating US citizens.”
The girls insisted they had been secure from the virus throughout their journey … Honduras reportedly solely had 6 instances of COVID-19, and the ladies say they had been self-isolated of their resort after the nation shut down.