December 14, 2017

CONCACAF Women’s football activities day hailed a success

–Trim, Smith cop U15 and U17 MVP accolades

National U15 member, Jaladi Trim, and U17 Tiandi Smith were the Most Valuable Players (MVPs) of their respective categories in the 3rd annual CONCACAF Women’s Football Day hosted by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) last Saturday at the National Training Centre, Leonora.

Some female players going through drills on Saturday

The programme, held from 11:00 to 17:00hrs, saw The U15 competition being won by Kwakwani while Senior Fruta Conquerors won the U17 edition. The participants were girls from across Guyana inclusive of Kwakwani, Lethem, East Bank, Georgetown, Bartica, Orealla, Berbice and West Demerara.
Trim, captain of U15 Kwakwani Strikers, was proud of her team’s performance and had encouraging words for her peers: “I am grateful that we won today. I think if more females showed up to more ATC games they would be successful.” U17 MVP, Tiandi Smith, while being thrilled for her nomination, was also proud of her team. She said “we knew what we were capable of and we did our best while having fun.” Outstanding Player Awards went to the Lady Jags’ Kendra Thomas and U15 Fruta Conquerors’ Hasha Holder.
The Women’s Day featured 12 female teams and Grass Roots participants who competed, learned and laughed together under the supervision of the GFF Technical Staff. The programme began with Grass Roots exercises then proceeded to U15 and U17 round robin matches. The U15 matches were among girls from Kwakwani, Lethem, East Bank, Georgetown Academy Training Centre (ATC), Bartica, Orealla, Junior Fruta Conquerors and New Amsterdam United.
Meanwhile, the U17 competition was among Senior Fruta Conquerors, West Demerara and the U17 Lady Jags. A special Grass Roots game was also played among the participants.
Trim, captain of U15 Kwakwani Strikers, was proud of her team’s performance and had encouraging words for her peers: “I am grateful that we won today. I think if more females showed up to more ATC games they would be successful.” U17 MVP, Tiandi Smith, while being thrilled for her nomination, was also proud of her team. She said “we knew what we were capable of and we did our best while having fun.” Outstanding Player Awards went to the Lady Jags’ Kendra Thomas and U15 Fruta Conquerors’ Hasha Holder.
The Women’s Day featured 12 female teams and Grass Roots participants who competed, learned and laughed together under the supervision of the GFF Technical Staff. The programme began with Grass Roots exercises then proceeded to U15 and U17 round robin matches. The U15 matches were among girls from Kwakwani, Lethem, East Bank, Georgetown Academy Training Centre (ATC), Bartica, Orealla, Junior Fruta Conquerors and New Amsterdam United.
Meanwhile, the U17 competition was among Senior Fruta Conquerors, West Demerara and the U17 Lady Jags. A special Grass Roots game was also played among the participants.