San Pedro female footballers traveling with the U-20 National team to Curacao
After training for months at the Football Federation of Belize (FFB) in Belmopan City, island football players Dennisa Pineda and Tanya Teul will travel with the U-20 Female National Football Team on Friday, September 10th, to represent the country in Curacao. Pineda is playing as goalkeeper and Teul as a midfielder. The Belizean team will compete at the CONCACAF U-20 women’s qualifier. This tournament is the start of a journey to see the top teams participating at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica at the end of 2022.
The tournament will take place from September 13th to the 17th, with 13 different teams from the Caribbean. According to Assistant Coach Iris Centeno, the Belize team will play two games. They will face Suriname on September 15th and Grenada on the 17th. The U-20 Female National Team counts with well-experienced players. The islanders were previously represented at CONCACAF in the U-15, U-16, and U-17 national selections. The sporting sector on the island is proud of the two footballers for representing San Pedro. The San Pedro Pirates Football Club wished Pineda, Teul, and the rest of the U-20 Female National Team all the best in this important tournament.Click here to read the rest of the article in the San Pedro Sun