10 teams to compete in revived Women's Premier League

By July 24, 2018

Ten teams from across the island will contest the 2018 Jamaica Football Federation Women’s Premier League that returns on July 28 after a one-year hiatus.

The announcement was made at the JFF Headquarters in Kingston on Tuesday.

The winners will go home with J$500,000 (US$3800).

The women's league had been on a break because the JFF was unable to find a title sponsor. However, the governing body decided to inject its own funds into the competition this year and will have Lascelles Employers and Partners Co-operative Credit Union as an associate sponsor.

There will be a new champion this year as the defending champions Barbican FC, will not be among the teams competing. However, Arnett Gardens, Fraisier’s Whip, Olympic Gardens, Rangers FC, Real Mobay, St. Ann’s Women FC, Trelawny Women FC, Waterhouse FC, Cavalier FC and St. Catherine Women FC will vie for the title.

According to the JFF, it was important for the league to be revived as players from the league feed into the national programme as the country looks to continue to improve its women’s programme.

 

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