Trinidad and Tobago's National Under 20 women's team lost 1-0 to Puerto Rico in their opening match of the Caribbean Football Union Qualifiers at the Pedro Marrero National Stadium in Cuba on Saturday morning.
T&T’s Under-20 Soca Princesses will continue their quest for a spot at the Concacaf Championships when they meet Puerto Rico in the first match of a double-header at the Estadio Pedro Marrero Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba from 10 am today.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Women’s Under 20 and Under 17 teams completed easy 5-1 and 4-0 victories over Barbados’s National Women’s Under 20 team in practice matches last Saturday and Monday at the Marvin Lee Stadium.For the Under 20s, the goals came from Anique Walker (1', 23'), Renelle Findley (37'), Khadidra Debesette (40'), Jonelle Warrick (86') against the “Bajans”.
Brianna Ryce and US-based Janelle McGee scored two goals each as the T&T Under-20 Soca Princesses sealed their passage to the second round of the Caribbean Football Union Under-20 Women qualifier when they drubbed host Suriname 8-0 at the Dr Franklin Essed Stadium, Paramaribo, Suriname on Saturday.
The Soca Princesses Under-20 squad under newly appointed coach Richard Hood will host Barbados’ Under-20s at the Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya from 4 pm on Friday.
Janelle McGee is having an amazing freshmen season so far with the New Mexico Highlands University Women's Soccer team.
Jamaal Shabazz, coach of the national Under-20 women’s football team, is contented with the growth of the squad during last month’s Concacaf Under-20 Women’s Championship in Guatemala.
T&T Under-20 Soca Princesses will be seeking a victory when they come up against Cayman Islands in their opening match of the Caribbean Football Union Group B First Round Under-20 Women qualifier at the Dr Franklin Essed Stadium, Paramaribo, Suriname from 5 pm.
Candace Seaton scored off the underside the crossbar in the 65th minute and gave Trinidad & Tobago a 1-0 victory over Jamaica on Monday in a match for Caribbean pride at the CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship.