Trinidad & Tobago women’s national team goalkeeper Kimika Forbes made history by becoming the first Caribbean player to win the Copa Libertadores Feminina, when she helped Paraguay’s Sportivo Limpeno defeat Estudiantes de Guarico of Venezuela, 3-2, in last month’s 2016 final. The 26-year-old, who played college soccer in the United States, took some times to speak to CONCACAF.com about her career.
KIMIKA FORBES is the only Trinidad and Tobago national vying for 2016 end-of-season honours in the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football Associations (CONCACAF), the regional governing body for the sport.
National Women’s Team captain Maylee Attin-Johnson isn’t just ready to hang up her playing boots at age 29. A competitive drive and a crazy passion for the playing could possibly see her sticking around in national colours for a few more years. But she is not counting out the possibility of entering other areas of the sport.
National Senior Women’s Team player Ahkeela Mollon describes the appointment of Carolina Morace as Head Coach and Director of Women’s football as a major step by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Senior Women had their Rio Olympic Games aspirations ended on Friday night as Alex Morgan netted a hattrick to lead the United States to a 5-0 victory in CONCACAF Olympic semifinal round qualifying at the BBVA Compass Stadium.
There are 14 minutes left, and the U.S. Women’s national team is leading Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 in a Victory Tour match in San Antonio on Dec. 10, 2015. Abby Wambach, the world’s all-time leading scorer, is standing at the midfield line waiting to enter the match. Wambach is closing in on retirement, and she’s the one many of the 10,600 fans came to the Alamodome to see.
T&T try to defy the odds in semi-final clash with World Champions
Trinidad and Tobago’s Women senior footballers will be making another attempt to defy the odds and create history when they seek to defeat the United States for a place in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as both teams face off at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston from 7:30pm (9:30pm TT Time) on Friday.
Veteran Trinidad and Tobago women’s national football team winger Ahkeela Mollon successfully launched her coaching school called the M12 Football Revolution two Saturdays ago at the Penco Gardens ground, in an attempt to actualise her dream of working in a coaching capacity when she finally calls time on her career.
T&T women’s senior team forward Kennya Cordner admits that she needs to become more composed in front of goal while on duty for the national team on the international stage.