Haiti – Women’s Football : The Chamber of Deputies from words to deeds
Following the signing on August 24th of a Memorandum of Understanding in support of the U-20 Football Women’s Selection between the Chamber of Deputies and the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25343-haiti-football-the-chamber-of-deputies-official-sponsor-of-the-women-s-league.html In order to relaunch the National Women’s Football Championship, which will now be named according the MoU “Cup of Parliament” agreement, the House goes from words to deeds.
Last week at the Marriott Hotel, at the official launch of the Parliament Cup, Deputy Gary Bodeau said he was amazed to learn that despite the many promises of several institutions to the Grenadiers, the Football Federation had never received anything and announced that the Chamber of Deputies is giving a contribution of 20 million Gourdes to the FHF to support women’s football in Haiti.
Bodeau believes that it is impossible to produce or discover talented female footballers if the women’s championship is dead “The rule to produce, we must have a championship and compete with major teams like Brazil and the United States.”
Wanting to give the guarantee of the continuous support of the Haitian parliament to women’s football, the Deputy Bodeau quoted article 118-8 of the Haitian Constitution stipulating that the Parliament can not be dissolved or adjourned promised “As long as the Parliament exists, this initiative will be supported by this Parliament and the other legislatures “.
Learn more about the Cup of Parliament :
The date for the launch of the National Women’s Championship “Cup of Parliament” was set for October 4 on several sites in the National Territory with the participation of 21 teams divided into three zones: West, South, North.
Teams list :
West (8 teams) :
AFS of Croix des Bouquets, Aigle brillant, Amazone, the Arcardins FC of Montrouis, AS Tigresses, Camp Nou II, Don Bosco of Pétion-ville and Valentina FC.
South (7 teams) :
Anacaona of Léogâne, AS Truitier of Carrefour, Camp Nou III Croix-des-Bouquets, Exafoot de Léogâne, Olympia of LEs Cayes, Paloma of Les Cayes, and Victoria of Jacmel.
North (6 teams) :
ASF of Gonaïves, AS Port-de-Paix, AS Fort-liberté, Les Jongleuses of Cap-Haïtien, Ouanaminthe FC and Venus FC.