[Sharingbuttons]Jamaican Women’s football team created history when they became the first team from the Caribbean to qualify to be in the Senior Fifa Women’s World Cup.
No one expected this to happen, but the girls won their match against Panama by scoring 4 goals to Panama’s 2, and secured their place in the finals. It is scheduled to be held in France in 2019.
The USA and Canada also secured their spots in the finals.
Everyone remembers the day when the Reggae Boyz had qualified for the World Cup finals 21 years ago.
The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President, Michael Ricketts is celebrating and giving God thanks for guidance.
He also thanked the many sponsors and the persons who supported the team in other ways. Even though many persons didn’t believe in them he said, Cedella Marley went the extra mile with her foundation to help them with resources.
Senior Reggae Boyz coach, Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore was also very happy when he heard the news. He said the success of the girls will help to boost the football program, not just for the female team, but for the male team also. He is looking forward to see the added sponsorship they will receive. He also believes the boys will be motivated to play better than the girls now.