Trinidad and Tobago were officially announced as hosts of the 2010 FIFA Women's Under-17 Football World Cup yesterday by Joseph Sepp Blatter, the president of FIFA, the governing body for world football.
It was a first for Trinidad and Tobago, beating up on someone other than Caribbean rivals in an international football match. El Salvador were the unlucky victims, impressively defeated 5-1 by the junior Soca Princesses on Friday night, when hosts T&T opened their bid to qualify for the 2008 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup with an impressive victory at the Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya.
The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team won Group A of the 2008 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship with a 9-1 win against Trinidad & Tobago in their final group match Tuesday night at Marvin Lee Stadium.
T&T’s Soca Princesses will go into their last round-robin match against USA today in Group “A” needing a draw to reach the semi-finals of the Concacaf Under-17 Football Championship.
T&T U-17 girl’s football team eked out a 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over their U-20 counterparts after a 0-0 draw at the Marvin Lee Stadium, Centre of Excellence, Macoya on Saturday.