Scores of footballers, mostly teens, yesterday took advantage of a one-week head start to familiarise themselves with their club rivals at the launch of the Women’s League Football (WOLF) a day which excluded football, but witnessed camaraderie made easy by an array of unconventional activities. Albeit on a dusty and arid Hasely Crawford Stadium training pitch in Mucurapo, the footballers, coaches, administrators, friends and relatives gathered in a light atmosphere ahead of the newly reformatted women’s league.
T&T Women's Football League
On December 2, last year, the country came to a standstill as this nation’s women footballers were on the verge of making the World Cup Finals. Since then the girls who played their hearts out, have not kicked a ball.
THE TRINIDAD and Tobago Women’s League Football (TT WoLF) will be having a meeting with current clubs tomorrow at the TT Football Association (TTFA) office, Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo from 2 pm.
The sum of $1.7 million was yesterday approved by Cabinet to kickstart the inaugural women’s professional football league, scheduled to begin in mid-June. This was revealed at the post-Cabinet briefing by Minister of Sport Brent Sancho. Sancho was appointed Minister of Sport in February and started the planning stages soon after. He said that the funds were to “assist in offsetting start-up expenditure as well as operational and administrative expenses.”
Sport Minister Brent Sancho seems bent on shattering the perception that he is a caretaker appointment after revealing his plans to start a women’s professional football league in less than four months.
The 2015 season of the TWoLF (T&T Women’s League Football) will commence today at the Hasely Crawford Stadium training field from 1pm with a series of activities including parade of teams and fun events where the teams will be grouped for novelty events.
“Lady Sharks” were on the menu at Mahaica Oval, Point Fortin, on Saturday when Point Fortin Civic made full use of home advantage to defeat Central FC (“Lady Sharks”) 7-2 in the Women League Football (WoLF) Premier Division competition.
The 2015 season of Trinidad and Tobago Women's League Football (TT WoLF) will commence on the May 16 at a yet to be determined venue.
The St. Ann's Rangers Women's Team extended their lead with a 3-0 defeat against the Girls U-15 Team.