The Reggae Girlz have been drawn in Group “C” for the FIFA World Cup, in France.
The Girlz finished third in the CONCACAF Championships in October, historically qualifying for the 2019 women’s football show piece.
The Jamaicans will play alongside Australia, Brazil and Italy. With Australia ranked 6th in the World, Brazil 10th and Italy 16th pundits are referring to the zone as the group of death.
Coach of the Reggae Girlz, Hue Menzie, says he’ll more describe it as the group of opportunity rather than the group of death.
Meanwhile, minister of Sport, Olivia Grange, has announced the schedule of activities to honour the Reggae Girlz’ historic qualification to the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.
The activities begin with a motorcade, on December 15. Minister Grange says it was “important that the Girlz are given a hero’s welcome.