Maltese Premier League side St Andrews FC were to have played against Red Stripe Premier League team, Waterhouse FC on Sunday at Drewsland, but the Jamaica Football Federation has declined to give the game its stamp of approval. 

Jamaica’s world-cup bound Reggae Girlz got a financial boost Sunday with the news that Supreme Ventures Limited has committed just over US$100,000 (J$13million) to the women’s programme over the next two years.

The Reggae Girlz created history in October by qualifying for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France and will open their account against current world-number 10 Brazil on June 9. The Jamaican senior women will play in Group C alongside Australia and Italy and its South American neighbours.

Supreme Ventures, who came on board as Gold sponsors for the first time, signed an agreement with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to pump about US$50,000 into the national outfit annually starting January 2019.

“We are extremely appreciative of the help we get from Corporate Jamaica and we are thrilled that Supreme Ventures has come forward with a two-year commitment at this time,” said Jamaica Football Federation President Michael Ricketts.

“We need all the help that we can muster to help our Girls in France and this will certainly add to that effort.

The JFF president said that the partnership demonstrates SVL’s confidence in the Reggae Girlz as the commitment will continue, long after World Cup finals that are to begin on June 7, 2019.

“We cannot overlook the confidence SVL has in the Reggae Girlz by supporting them beyond the World Cup finals. We hope that with this support, we can focus more on developing our team to do more on the international stage,” he said. 

Meantime, Chief Marketing Officer at Supreme Ventures, Heather Goldson said the Girls’ historic win was hard-won and well deserved.

“This is a historic moment for our nation, and a pivotal moment for women’s football in Jamaica,” she said.

“We expect them to do well on this campaign to France and beyond and they have our full support in this regard. We felt it was critical to support the hard work these young women put in to get Jamaica to its second World Cup in history.”

It was announced in the Parliament recently Jamaican government plans to commit more than US$150,000 to the Reggae Girlz while Cedella Marley, who has been the main backer of the team during the world cup campaign, has launched a jewellery line with profits from sales going towards the national senior women's team.

Caribbean Airlines is now the official airline of Jamaica’s world-cup bound Reggae Girlz, the Jamaica Football Federation announced on Wednesday.

Cedella Marley has designed a collection of jewellery to commemorate Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz historic World Cup qualification with the profits from sales donated to the team’s world cup preparation.

Jamaica’s sports minister Olivia Grange has lauded the late Winston Chung Fah as one of the best ever to serve the region.

Winston Chung Fah, a man considered a legend of Jamaica’s football, died on Thursday at the age of 78.

Michael Ricketts, President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) said it was welcome news that the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), is to fund the world-cup bound women’s team to the tune of in excess of US$150,000 (approx.J$20 million).

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has called on Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey and his agent Craig Butler to have some humility in their dealings with the organisation.

Toni Cowan, a former coach of Jamaica’s U15 Girls team, intends to see the country’s women’s programme benefit from her time in FIFA’s Women’s Football Development Coach Mentorship Programme that begins later this month.

In light of the recent impasse between Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey, his agent and adoptive father Craig Butler and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) over its alleged unfair selection policy, the latter has moved to clarify its position on how players are considered for selection to the national senior team, the Reggae Boyz.

Leon Bailey’s impasse with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has reportedly caught the attention of Bayer Leverkusen boss Rudi Völler, who has expressed his displeasure with the player and his agent, Craig Butler.

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint believes celebrations and sustained support are in order for Jamaica's history-making Reggae Girlz.

Leon Bailey should don Jamaica’s colours when the Reggae Boyz take on Suriname at the National Stadium in Kingston on November 17 in Montego Bay.

The Jamaica Football Federation has shot down reports emanating from the United Kingdom that Leon Bailey will suit up for Jamaica when the Reggae Boyz take the field against Bonaire in the CONCACAF Nations League against Bonaire on Sunday, October 14 in Curacao.

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