Future Sporting Club were crowned the 2010-2011 Cayman Islands Football Association Under-17 Girls League champions last week after gaining 18 points in the competition.
Thiago Cunha, head of CIFA Women’s Football, said that minister of sports Mark Scotland sent congratulations to all players, coaches, club members and supporters of the Future champions for winning the league.
He added that the minister hoped that all youth football lovers and committed individuals keep up the hard work next season and exchange ideas in an effort to make the four team youth programme more successful.
Special congratulations were also extended to newcomers Bodden Town as well as to the other seasoned participating teams such as Elite and Scholars International, their players, coaches and supporters.
Scholars International came second with ten points followed by Elite with seven and Bodden Town who despite playing well were unable to gain a point.
Future’s Nicole Whittaker and Erin Logan were the leading scorers during the competition netting seven each. Titiana Ebanks and Shalisa Barnett of Future also did well at scoring six and four goals respectively. Other top scorers were Marleena Smith and Brittany Bodden of Scholars International as well as Chelsea Greene of Elite SC who scored three goals apiece.
During the last sets of games Elite defeated Bodden Town 2-0 and Future clipped Scholars International 1-0.
Future hope to complete the double when they take on Scholars International in the FA Cup final on Wednesday 4 May at 5pm at the TE McField Sports Complex in George Town.
Future turned back Elite 1-0 to take their place in the final while Scholars International dismissed Bodden Town 4-0 to grab the remaining spot.
Scoring for Future weree Nicole Whittaker. Jettena Bodden, Brittany Bodden Marleena Smith and Manday Wilkison netted for Scholars International.