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Soccer team successful despite small crowds
by ROGER RIFE
Associate Sports Editor
Soccer, the number one sport
in the world, is nothing more
than a minor sport at the
University of Nebraska.
The attendance at the
Cornhusker soccer team's
games has been extremely
small. At the Nebraska-Iowa
State soccer game last Sunday,
there were only 10 spectators.
"That crowd of 10 spectators
was the largest crowd that
we've had this year." said Eric
Davies, faculty advisor for the
soccer team. "We usually get
about five or six spectators per
Davies, who has played soc
cer in Holland. Nova Scotia and
London said, "In other coun
tries, the top sport is soccer,
not American football. Over 140
countries have soccer teams."
Davies believes that there
are a number of reasons for
soccer being the number one
sport in other countries.
"Sports in America are limited
to the unusually large," ex
The difference b et ween
American football and soccer
does not end with size though.
"Soccer is more emotional
game than football," Davies
said. "And unlike football, you
can't plan plays in soccer.
Every move that is made
depends on the skill of the
"On a football team, the
coach and quarterback are the
most important people but on a
soccer team, all 11 players are
important because one bad
player can mess-up the whole
team," he continued.
Despite the lack of fans, the
Nebraska soccer team has been
successful in bringing together
students from foreign countries
as well as from America. On
the soccer team there are two
Englishmen, five Colombians, a
Costa Rican, a Jamacan, four
Turks, an Austrian, a German,
an African, and 10 or 12
The Husker kicking crew will
compete Saturday against JFK
College in Wahoo at 10 a.m. On
Sunday ttie soccer team will
play Pershing college at 2 p.m.
on the football practice field
west of the Coliseum.
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