Wed, Oct

Sydney Leroux (2) of USA and Ahkeela Mollon (12) of Trinidad/Tobago compete for the ball during the CONCACAF Women's Championship at Sporting Park on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas.

Professional female footballer, Ahkeela Mollon, is expected to join Grenada in their celebration of Women’s Football Day on 23rd May.

The Trinidadian footballer was based with the Swedish Football Club, Kvarnsvedens IK, before being accepted to represent her country at the CONCACAF qualification leg of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Mollon has recorded 10 goals, 13 Most Valuable Player awards and seven assists in all 25 matches, she has played to the end of 2014.

Known as Lady Latapy, the # 12 player is the first T&T female player to gain a foreign contract to play in Europe.

Mollon expressed in an exclusive interview on that the opportunity to be able to continue her football career after college had a huge effect on her life.

Women’s Development Officer, Malaika Church, was elated when she found out Ahkeela accepted the invitation to visit Grenada for the Women’s Football Day event.

“The Association is very honored to have one the region’s finest female players a part of its event. Ahkeela is definitely an example of the direction Women’s Football is taking and she is an inspiration to our Women in the Sport.
The day will also have a 3 vs 3 Tournament for our Primary and Secondary schools as well a skills challenge.”

The Event is carded to start at 11a.m at the National Cricket Stadium.