MIRAMAR – The Jamaica women soccer team, the Reggae Girlz, made history earlier this year by becoming the first ever Caribbean country to qualify for a FIFA Women’s World Cup. The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is scheduled for June 1 – July 1, 2019 in France.
The Reggae Girlz will play Brazil on June 9th, Italy on June 14th, and Australia on June 18th in Group C during the Group Stages.
The Girlz will begin their 2019 World Cup Send-Off Tour with a game in Jamaica against Panama on May 19th.
The Reggae Girlz Foundation (RGF), The City of Miramar, and Vice Mayor Alexandra Davis will be hosting a Week of Celebration Activities (May 20 – 24, 2019) to celebrate the Jamaican women historic achievement and send them off to France in style!
Scheduled Fundraising Events in Miramar
The following list of fundraising and celebration activities have been planned under the patronage of Jamaican Consul General Oliver Mair, and the Jamaica Tourist Board, and under the mandate of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF):
- May 20, 2019– City of Miramar Welcome – at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. This will be open to the public.
- May 21, 2019– City of Miramar Sports Summit – hosted by Vice Mayor Alexandra Davis
- May 22, 2019– Pep Rally – hosted by County Line Chiropractic, Countyline Road location. 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
- May 22, 2019– VIP Fundraising Reception Cocktail – hosted by Consul General Oliver Mair, Vice Mayor Davis and Cedella Marley (Global Ambassador for Jamaica Football)
May 23, 2019– Reggae Girlz 2019 World Cup Send-Off Fun-Day Celebration – hosted by the Reggae Girlz Foundation, City of Miramar and Vice Mayor Alexandra Davis. A fun-filled evening of food, drinks and music, featuring a double header football match (additional details to be announced pending approvals).