One of the main goals of the T&T American Youth Soccer Organisation (T&TAYSO) this season is to focus on developing girls in the game of football. T&TAYSO will this year introduce an all girls programme for players between four and 14 years. Registration commences on Sunday from 7.30 am to 3 pm at Scotia Bank car park, Hollis Ave in Arima. A cake sale is also scheduled.
A one-hour downpour just prior to kick-off meant that this game was postponed for 55 minutes, but it breathed a fresh, cool air into the Jalan Besar Stadium as the match got off to a lively start.
Trinidad and Tobago’s women’s Under-15 football team is continuing their preparations for the first Youth Olympic Games next month.
Equatorial Guinea surprisingly beat Trinidad and Tobago 3-1 to book a place in the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament semi-finals – and ensure the inactive Chile, who beat T&T in their curtain-raiser, will also go through from Group B.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Under-15 girls team will face Chile and Equatorial Guinea in the Junior Olympic Games in Singapore from August 12 to 15.
After losing their opening matches to Turkey and Chile respectively, Iran and Trinidad and Tobago enter their second and last outing in the group stage knowing that nothing fewer than three points can salvage their hopes of a place in the semi-finals. The west Asians will face an enigmatic Papua New Guinea side, while the Caribbean islanders lock horns with a highly-motivated Equatorial Guinea.
Simply Futbol: How old were you when you started playing football?
Darya: I was around 12/13 when I started playing football.
In a match between two of the tournament’s best-organised sides, a tentative start was always on the cards.
The Trinidad and Tobago Under-15 women football team is currently in training for the inaugural Summer Youth Olympics, which is scheduled to take place in Singapore from August 14 to 26. Coach of the team is Marlon Charles.