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Daniel Meyn

U17
Full Name: Daniel Meyn

When you started at Christchurch United: 2014

Preferred Position: preferred position is  attacking midfielder

Hobbies: crypto, meditation and gardening


How’d you begin your football journey, and why did you choose football?
My dad got me kicking those inflatable beach balls around at home when I was one or two years old! Since he’s been playing football for his whole life, I play as well.

How long have you been with Christchurch United?
Since the start, back in 2014, which will be over seven years by now.

What’s your first significant memory with Christchurch United?
I still remember the first training session over on the grass, where we just played minigames the whole time! It was a lot of fun.

What’s been the highlight of your time at Christchurch United so far? 
The Melville United game up in Auckland, we were down 2-0 and we came back to win 3-2.

You’ve seen a lot of change at Christchurch United during your time here. What’s been the most significant change for you?
When Michiel came two years ago we started to train more and started to learn more advanced concepts which was a big change.

What was your most memorable game with Christchurch United and why?
The final we played in Sydney during the Sydney International Cup, against Mongo Football. It was 3-3 during the game and we won on penalties.

Finally, what motivates you as a player?
I really enjoy the process of getting better and seeing the results of my hard work in training paying off during the games.