Some of you may know Coach Fernando Barros is a native of Brazil and grew up playing soccer on the famed beaches of Copacobana. He's been coaching with Eastside FC since 1992 and was named Washington Youth Soccer Girls Coach of the Year in 2002. In addition to his success as a soccer coach, Fernando co-founded and sponsors a school in Sao Roque, Brazil, for 80 underprivileged youngsters. Check out his bio on the link above.
Fernando's B95W team recently sponsored a visit to EFC by a team from Sao Roque, Brazil. Now, the B95R team has traveled to Sao Roque on a reciprocal visit.
Follow their journey here..