Top Jamaican and Haitian entertainers and sports icons are coming together to play an exciting opening match on May 23 to support the Reggae Girlz as they make their historic journey to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
Reggae Girlz Global Ambassador, Cedella Marley, will be in attendance. The Jamaican celebrity team will be headed up by former Reggae Boys, Bibi Gardner and Pepe Goodison, who will be joined by Jamaican recording artists Chris Martin, Lukey D, Tony Curtis, Papa San, and Agent Sasco, along with DJ’s JuxxyFiyah, Richie D, Dutty Dex, Supa Twitch, Chin of Ironheart Sound, and Gairy Sweetness.
The opposing Haitian celebrity team will include, soccer legends and current professional footballers Zenono J Baptiste, Wagno Eloi, Peguero J Philippe, Moise Derivois, Sauveur Valcourt, and Clyde Geffrard, who will join forces with NSU Women’s Coach, Reginald Pierre Jerome, Ti Nazaire Cadet, Charles Alerte Jr, and Billy Salvador.
The star-studded Celebrity Match will be held at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, and will be followed by a highly anticipated match between the Reggae Girlz and FC Surge USA.
Proceeds from the event will go to the Reggae Girlz Foundation in support of their journey to the World Cup in France, June 7 to July 7.
The May 23 event is the main event slated among a week of activities hosted by Jamaica’s Consul General Oliver Mair, the Reggae Girlz Foundation, and the City of Miramar Vice Mayor Alexandra P. Davis.
Tickets for the “Fun Day” Celebration are available online via CaribTIX and at selected Caribbean retail outlets. There will be food and drinks on sale.Attendees are encouraged to show their support by wearing Jamaican or Haitian flag colors to represent their island.
Sponsors for activities throughout the week include the Jamaica Tourist Board, County Line Chiropractic, LASCO Foundation, and Victoria Mutual Building Society.
While in Florida the team will participate in a number of activities to include a Sports Summit, hosted by Miramar Vice Mayor Alexandra P.Davis on May 21, a Meet and Greet Pep Rally, hosted by County Line Chiropractic on May 22 as well as a VIP Fundraising Reception hosted by Consul General Oliver Mair and Miramar Vice Mayor Alexandra P. Davis.
Visit the Reggae Girlz Foundation’s website at www.reggaegirlzfoundation.com for more information.