His­tory-mak­ing Reg­gae Girlz get Par­lia­men­tary back­ing

...Stake­hold­ers mull ways to help fund fe­male foot­ballers on jour­ney to France

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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

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