ABOUT Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association – The Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association (TCIFA) is a non-for-profit organization in the business of football development throughout the Turks and Caicos Islands. The TCIFA has been in operation since 1996, and a member of FIFA, since 1998.
TCIFA’S REPRESENTATIVES AT THE CONCACAF U15 GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands; Friday, August 22nd 2014 – Three Turks & Caicos Islands Football Association (TCIFA) representatives attended the recently held CONCACAF U15 Girls Championships that took place in the Cayman Islands. Attending on behalf of the Football Association were Patrice Senior, Alexander Bryan and Brittney Bien-Aime.
The inaugural competition featured teams from 16 countries throughout the CONCACAF confederation. Of the championship, it was the team from Canada that won after playing a hard-hitting game against Haiti. The event follows on the heels of last year’s inaugural the Boys’ Under-15 tournament, which was also hosted by the Cayman Islands and was won by Honduras.
Patrice Senior, selected by the regional Head of Refereeing, from amongst a group of referees who attended the FUTURO III Refereeing Course for Instructors back in April – attended as a Referee Inspector. Her responsibility was to ensure that as much as possible was provided to the refereeing team to perform at their highest level on match day. Each match saw Patrice assigned to a different team. She would sit in on preparation meetings, and on match day she would ensure dress code and departure time from the hotel was maintained. “I also ensured that my team for the day had all the necessary equipment depending on their role, by double checking with them,” said Patrice.