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Soccer players change lives of girls through sport

Soccer players change lives of girls through sport

Originally Published: December 19, 2011
By Val Henderson | Special to espnW

Friends Joanna Lohman of Silver Spring, Md., and Lianne Sanderson of Lewisham, England, have traveled the world doing what they love: playing soccer. Between the two of them, they've played professionally in Sweden, Japan, England and the U.S., and now both suit up for Espanyol in Spain's top league.

Although they hope to continue playing soccer for a bit longer, they now have their hearts fixed on something greater than just their careers: a global soccer academy. The two have founded ...

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