T&T’s senior women’s football team will take on Guatemala in a warm-up match tonight from 7 pm in Guatemala. The team left for a seven-day camp in Guatemala on Wednesday, where it will play two matches. The second is on Monday. The camp is being used as preparation for the Senior Women’s Gold Cup competition which will be held in Cancun, Mexico, from October 28 to November 9.Notably absent from the team, is Sweden-based professional, Ahkeela Mollon, who has been influential in many of T&T’s successes since her return to national duty this year. Jamaal Shabazz, coach of the team, simply explained that Mollon opted not to represent her country for the tournament.The team is also without any U-17 players, such as Kayla Taylor, due to the BGTT Girls Secondary School’s Football League currently taking place.
UNITED STATES-based defenders Ayana Russell and Katrina Myers are among five foreign-based players in Guatemala with Trinidad and Tobago's senior women footballers.
The groups and venues for the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament, to be held from Oct. 28-Nov. 8 in Cancún and Playa del Carmen, Mexico, were announced today after the draw was held at the CONCACAF headquarters in New York City.
Trinidad and Tobago's senior women footballers begin their attempt to qualify for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany when they take on Canada in their opening CONCACAF Women's World Cup Qualifying match on Friday October 29 in in Cancun, Mexico.
T&T’s Soca Princesses earned their first medal at a major tournament on Sunday, copping silver in the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games.
"For a long time we have just participated in CONCACAF tournaments. But for this World Cup qualifying tournament we're going to compete with Mexico...we are going to compete with Canada," says Trinidad and Tobago senior women's team head coach Jamaal Shabazz.
National women's senior team coach Jamaal Shabazz is happy Trinidad and Tobago earned silver at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, but feels that with a little more teamwork and fitness, the senior Soca Princesses could have come away with the gold.
ONCE considered the best female goalkeeper in Trinidad and Tobago, 35 year-old veteran Nicole Mitchell has earned a recall to the national senior women's team preparing for the 2010 CONCACAF Women's World Cup qualifying tournament, to be held from October 28-November 8 in Cancún and Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
After making all the sacrifices to prepare over the past three months for the tournament, coming out with a 3-2 win in such a dramatic fashion against a formidable opponent in Guatemala was a stepping stone for us.