The CONCACAF region experienced a transformative day of women’s football on Saturday, May 23 through the confederation’s first Women’s Football Day. This inaugural event served as a platform for girls and women throughout CONCACAF to share their stories and participate in the world’s most beloved sport.
Throughout the day, participants and organizers took to online and social media to post their photos, videos, memories and more using the event’s two hashtags – #WFD and #CONCACAFWFD – capturing the unforgettable moments of the event and ensuring that Women’s Football Day was promoted and celebrated not only in North America, Central America and the Caribbean, but also throughout the entire world.
CONCACAF thanked the 38 Member Associations for the dedication, commitment and passion demonstrated for Women’s Football Day. With a record number of girls and women participating in festivals, tournaments, skills challenges, forums, and more, Saturday, May 23 has been solidified as the most impactful and widespread women’s football development initiative to take place in the CONCACAF region to date.
Participating Member Associations included: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, US Virgin Islands, and USA.
The first CONCACAF Women’s Football Day, an event which will undoubtedly propel the confederation to even greater heights as CONCACAF continues to develop the women’s game.