The holder of dual citizenship (US/T&T)—her dad is Trinidadian Mark Ellis who captained QRC in 1989—16-year-old football player Amaya Ellis chose to try out for T&T some years ago and has steadily progressed to becoming a key defender/ midfielder on our national under-20 team.
It may have been the end of the tournament for Trinidad & Tobago, but head coach Jason Spence is hoping that a new wave of growth in the women’s game in his country is just beginning.
Trinidad & Tobago head coach Jason Spence realized that Canada would prove a difficult opponent for his team, when they met in opening match of the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship on Thursday.
Jamaica (1W-1D-1L, 4 points, GD-2) kept alive its hopes of advancing to the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship semifinals with an impressive 6-1 win over Trinidad & Tobago (0W-0D-3L, 0 points) on Tuesday at the Escuela Internacional Sampedrana.
A goal in each half lifted Canada to a 2-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago in the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship opener on Thursday at the Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano.
With no chance to qualify to the semifinal round of the 2015 Concacaf Under-20 Women’s Championship, T&T Under-20 women Soca Warriors will be hoping to end Group A round-robin play with a win against bitter Caribbean rivals Jamaica today from 11.30am at the Sampedrana International School artificial surface, San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
Trinidad & Tobago can’t be blamed for having an extra spring in its step, especially since it will contest the opening match of the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship (CU20W) against Canada on Thursday at the Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano.
Honduras (1W-1D-0L, 4 points) scored a goal in each half and inched closer to a place in the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship semifinals with a 2-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago (0W-0D-2L, 0 points) on Sunday at the Escuela Internacional Sampedrana.
Six days before this country’s Under-20 Women Soca Warriors start the final phase of qualification towards the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, coach Jason Spence and his technical are uncertain about the team’s involvement.