Tibet Womens Soccer

Summer Camp 2016 & GOA Tour!

22 players attended the Summer 2016 Select Camp in Clementown. Two home matches against KV Academy and Woodstock International School were played to huge crowds and much fanfare, both victories for TWS. The entire team then flew to south India’s state of Goa, participating in the Goa Women’s Football Tournament, earning the title of Runners…

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Making History in Germany

In the wee hours of the morning of June 27, a contingent made up of 7 of our senior players plus Coach Gompo Dorjee and Director Cassie Childers, boarded a plane in New Delhi in secret, bound for Berlin, Germany. Invited by the German NGO Discover Football to participate in their soccer tournament Beyond (B)orders,…

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Summer Camp 2015

Our 2015 Summer Camp marked an important moment in the history of Tibet Women’s Soccer. Now fully independent, our players traveled from all corners of India to participate in a camp that celebrated courage, autonomy and righteousness in the face of adversity. They were told they couldn’t play, but they came anyway, and opened a…

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Winter Camp 2015

Our fourth annual Winter Training Camp, the heart and soul of Tibet Women’s Soccer, shifted locations this year to the Tibetan Vocational Center in Dehradun. The move brought us to a regulation-sized field complete with green grass, and slightly warmer temperatures. Our winning method to encourage both excellence in soccer and women’s empowerment at our…

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NGOENGA School Outreach

As part of our commitment to women’s empowerment, TWS identifies service as one of the most important components of our program. In 2015, the entire Select Team traveled to the Rajpur Tibetan settlement to visit the Ngoenga School, a home for Tibetan children with special needs. A day of singing, dancing, soccer & companionship brought…

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The Athlete Tibetan Stories 4

The movie is UP! This 10-minute documentary showcases our very first camp 4 years ago. It’s a real tear-jerker, and shows how far our girls have come since. View the Video

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The TCV Bylakuppe club team competed in a friendly match

The TCV Bylakuppe club team competed in a friendly match against  Karnataka district team on the final day of the Gyalyum Chemo Memorial Gold Cup men’s tournament in front of 3,000 people. They showed the south Indian Tibetan community how good they are by winning 6-0!

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Football: Empowering women and preserving a culture

Read the interview with Sport and Development. “When the first 27 girls walked onto the pitch in 2012, their bodies were hunched in insecurity… After our first camp, the girls laughed and shouted as they played, and weren’t afraid to call themselves footballers.” sportanddev speaks to Cassie Childers, founder of Tibet Women’s Soccer. Since 1959,…

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4 New Schools

We are proud to announce the addition of 4 more Tibetan schools to our program in India! We’re up to 13 club teams now! There are more than 70 Tibetan schools in India and Nepal, and our goal is to reach every single one of them.

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