Good Practice

4 February 2020
Stories of Achieving New Australians
Photo: Teresa (first row) photographed with her team members.

Teresa Dhuor Jiel was resettled in Australia in 2016 at the age of 13. She was resettled with her mother and four younger siblings from South Sudan. Now 16 years old and in Year 11, Teresa hopes to become a nurse in the future and was recently recruited as a player for the Adelaide University’s female soccer team. She has been playing soccer since a young age. “I have not stopped playing soccer since I arrived – it’s my passion. I watched my big brother play and I was inspired to play. I played for Croydon’s senior women’s team at the age of 14.

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