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Hundreds of schoolgirl 'ballers to attend Girlz' farewell match

Sunday, May 19, 2019

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Come today, over four hundred schoolgirl footballers from 22 schools that compete in the ISSA Schoolgirl Football Competition will be hosted at the National Stadium to cheer on the Reggae Girlz, who will be playing their final home match against Panama before departing for their historic Fifa World Cup debut in France.

Wisynco, through its WATA brand, announced that it will be helping the schoolgirl footballers to attend the match under the banner 'WATA Presents Girlz Football Showcase'.

According to Wisynco's senior marketing and public relations manager, Tamara Ward, “The WATA Football Showcase is all about Girl Power.”

“We are celebrating the achievements of our Reggae Girlz and the dedication of our ISSA schoolgirl football teams to sports. Our hope is to inspire these ladies through a fun and healthy social interaction,” she said.

The teams will be treated to a showcase inclusive of tickets to the match, a nutrition talk lead by Kamila McDonald, an inspirational presentation by a Reggae Girl, a team photo to commemorate the day, football gear giveaways, and lunch. Additionally, they will get a musical performance from WATA ambassador, Wayne Marshall.

The footballers will be accompanied by their coaches to see the national senior team display their skills in the final practice match, which will guide the selection of Jamaica's best female footballers for the World Cup. The Corporate Area is well known for its love and support of football and several corporate area-based schools will attend this match courtesy of WATA. They include this year's champion Excelsior High, runners-up Denham Town, Wolmer's Girls, Meadowbrook, Clan Carthy and Merl Grove.

WATA is the hydration sponsor of the JFF's senior men, women and grass roots programmes. This sponsorship has been ongoing for over 15 years. During that time, the company has been a major sponsor of multiple Fifa World Cup campaigns for the Reggae Boyz and now the Reggae Girlz as they prepare to compete in the Fifa World Cup for the first time.


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