The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy has arrived in Haiti
The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy has arrived in Haiti as part of the global FIFA Trophy Tour promoting the upcoming Women’s World Cup set to take place in Australia and New Zealand in 2023. The Haitian Football Federation (FHF) warmly welcomed the FIFA delegation, who unveiled the trophy at the Servotel hotel in Port-au-Prince, in the presence of several players from the Haitian women’s national team, including Kerly Théus, and government officials such as the Mayor of Tabarre, Nice Simon, and the Haitian Minister of Sports, Raymonde Rival.
During the event, Monique André, a member of the FHF normalization committee, highlighted the significance of Haiti’s qualification for the upcoming Women’s World Cup, considering the intense competition from several dozen countries vying for a spot. She expressed pride in Haiti’s achievement and acknowledged the team’s dedication and hard work.
“The Women’s World Cup trophy’s visit to Haiti is a reminder of the growing popularity of women’s football worldwide and the opportunities it presents for women’s empowerment and gender equality,” said André. “The FIFA Trophy Tour is an excellent opportunity to promote the upcoming Women’s World Cup and inspire future generations of female players and fans.”
The Women’s World Cup is a celebration of the sport’s diversity and inclusivity, and Haiti’s qualification is a testament to the team’s perseverance and dedication. The visit of the Women’s World Cup trophy to Haiti is a momentous occasion for the country’s football community, and it signifies the global reach and impact of women’s football. The tour’s mission is to inspire and unite people across social and cultural boundaries, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment through the sport of football. The tour will continue to other countries in the region, including the Dominican Republic and Cuba.
- Farah L. Augustin