History-making Reggae Girlz get Parliamentary backing
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an important part of building the sport infrastructure” in Jamaica.
He added: “As a people there are certain things that give us pride… we’re all proud of the fact that the Reggae Girlz have done well and qualified, so obviously they are going to need funding. Government has to be a part of that. Within your budget there must be some thought to how we are going to support them going forward.”
PAAC member and state minister in the Ministry of Sport Alando Terrelonge followed by stressing that private sector enterprises should also play their role in supporting the senior women’s programme.
“It ought to be a partnership between private sector and the Government, because we all share in the glory of the Girlz’s success, which benefits the glory of the nation.”
The women’s team also stands to benefit from FIFA prize money.
TERRELONGE... we all share in the glory of the Girlz’s success
MCNEILL... we’re all proud of the fact that the Reggae Girlz have done well and qualified, so obviously they are going to need funding