Shkara Rantall showed why she was captain after Saturday’s women’s grand final loss.
The Warrnambool Rangers lost the decider 3-1 to Ballarat after holding a one-goal lead at half-time.
The skipper then delivered an impressive heart-felt speech despite missing out on the Ballarat and District Soccer Association premiership.
“We didn’t get the win, but it’s just a game in end,” she said.
“We play all year hoping to get to the grand final and if you are happy with the way you play then you can’t be unhappy coming out second best.”
Rantall spoke of different emotions experienced during the grand final, though said there one was overwriting emotion she felt.
“I am just proud of all of my girls, thankful for all of their effort and I am just really proud to be their captain,” she said.
“If someone missed the ball or a goal was scored everyone just got around each other other and encouraged each other.
“And it is just really nice to be a part of such a tight-knit group who support each other even when we don’t win, it is amazing.”
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