Khan names ‘Lady Jags’ squad for clash against Antigua and Barbuda

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Guyana Senior Women’s National Team Head Coach Omar Khan has unveiled his first squad selection since assuming the top job in early September.

On September 20, Guyana will make their first appearance in the inaugural Road To Concacaf W Gold Cup against Antigua and Barbuda.

The 19-member team includes goalkeeper Chante’ Sandiford and young midfielders Jalade Trim and Sandra Johnson, who are making their debut on the senior team.

Coach Khan has expressed his confidence in the chosen players, emphasising that the selection process took into account several crucial factors, including the players’ performance, versatility and their potential to make a positive impact on the team’s success.

The squad, comprising three goalkeepers, four defenders, nine midfielders and three forwards, reflects a balance of experienced players and promising young talents, ensuring a blend of skill, leadership and fresh energy on the field.

Goalkeepers: Chante Sandiford, Raven Edwards-Dowdall and Ludesha Reynolds

Defenders: Rylee Traicoff, Savanna Mondesir-Singh, Shennel Daniels and Brianne Desa

Midfielders: Alleia Alleyne, Dylana Makarowski, Ghilene Joseph, Hannah Baptiste, Masani Springer, Jalade Trim, Sandra Johnson, Stefanie Kouzas and Samantha Banfield

Forwards: Anya Tribune, Otesha Charles and Shyla Murray

The Lady Jags have their sights set on securing victory and claiming the top spot in Group A of League B. This group includes strong contenders such as Antigua and Barbuda, Suriname and Dominica.

The first-place finishers from each League B group, totaling three teams, will advance to the 2024 W Gold Cup Prelims.

The Road To Concacaf W Gold Cup, with 34 registered senior women’s national teams, serves as the qualifying tournament for the highly anticipated 2024 W Gold Cup, the top-tier competition for senior footballers in the Concacaf region.

The game against Antigua and Barbuda will be played on September 20 at the ABFA Technical Centre, St. John’s, Antigua, from 16:00h.

Coach Khan’s appointment has injected new enthusiasm and optimism into the senior team that is eager to represent Guyana with pride. The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) strongly encourages everyone to show their support for the Lady Jags as they embark on the Road To Concacaf W Gold Cup. (GFF Press Release)

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