Twenty-five of the most talented national female football players have been called to a five-day camp in New Amsterdam in preparation for the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Women’s Caribbean Cup scheduled for the 24th -28th May.
This is the first time since the new Executive has been at the helm of football administration in Guyana that the female national team will participate in the CFU Women’s Caribbean Cup and speaks to the renewed focus of the new administration to women’s football development in Guyana.
The players, selected via the Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) Technical Development programme, include those from Linden, Berbice, Rupununi, West Demerara and Georgetown. All of the players were also part of the recently concluded inaugural Women’s Development League.
This is the first of two camps for the team, commonly referred to as “Lady Jags”, and features two goalkeepers, eight defenders, seven midfielders and eight forwards from the following Member Associations – Georgetown – 10, West Demerara – 5, Berbice –1, Upper Demerara – 3 and Rupununi – 6. Please see complete squad below
The second camp, scheduled for 12th – 22nd May 2017, will include overseas-based players following which the squad will be announced.
Encampment for the “Lady Jags” is managed by Head Coach designate and Technical Development Officer, Akilah Castello assisted by recently-appointed GFF’s Women’s Development Officer, Trisha Munroe.
This initial camp, which began on the 24th April, will seek to introduce the new national playing philosophy as implemented by the GFF Technical Department and will cover a range of technical areas of assessment.