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T&T leg spinner
grabbed four wickets
in the first innings
against the Leeward
Islands in the WICB
League in St Kitts.
"Great game and
three very important
tions Leo, you keep on
LUIS SUAREZ praises
his teammate Lionel
Messi after the Argen-
tine became the lead-
ing scorer in La Liga
(Ext: 2213, 2711,
MILAN---Roberto Mancini's first game
back in charge of Inter ended with a 1-1
draw against city rival AC Milan in front
of a sellout crowd yesterday.
A stunning Jeremy Menez volley gave
Milan the halftime lead but Joel Obi
leveled shortly after the hour mark.
Both sides also hit the crossbar
through Stephan El Shaarawy and
In previous seasons, the derby would
often be vital for the destination of the
Not this season.
The result left Milan in seventh spot,
13 points behind Serie A leader
Juventus, with Inter a point further
Earlier, title hopeful Napoli
squandered a two-goal lead to draw 3-3
at home to Cagliari and lose ground in
the title race, while Udinese's Antonio
Di Natale scored his 200th Serie A goal
in a 1-1 draw against Chievo Verona.
Mancini's return ends in draw
The hype surrounding the
December 2 FIFA Women s World
Cup second leg intercontinental
playoff between T&T and Ecuador
is expected to reach fever pitch this
week with the thrust of the "Be the
12th Warrior" campaign.
The Hasely Crawford Stadium,
Port-of-Spain, the venue for the final
showdown, can only seat 22,500
spectators and by all indications,
almost half have already been
claimed by ticket sales.
The tickets are priced at $200 for
covered seats and $100 for uncovered
Children under the age of 12 can
enter free of charge. Tickets will also
be sold on match day. That is, if
there are any remaining.
Tickets went on sale a week ago
at venues including The Fan Club
(MovieTowne, Trincity Mall, and
Gulf City Mall), Kenny s, Skinner
Park, All Out and according to Shel-
don Phillips, general secretary of the
T&T Football Association (TTFA),
the original batch of 10,000 is said
to be quickly diminishing.
So much so that agents have been
calling on the TTFA for more tickets
to be printed.
Phillips said yesterday, he was
happy and excited at the hype and
pleased to see so many fans are
behind the women.
In an effort to make the experience
as memorable as possible, the "12th
Warrior" campaign was launched
with a special commemorative fan
T-shirt being sold for the match.
The original fan tee shirts will go
on sale tomorrow at a number of
venues including the three outlets
of The Fan Club, at a cost of $150
(men and women) and $120 (chil-
The Fan Club was contacted yes-
terday to give an indication of sale
of ticket sales and Tyrone Alexander,
manager the Trincity Mall branch
indicated that his first batch of
uncovered tickets were almost sold
out. He said he will need to replenish
tickets before the store closes today.
According to Alexander, The Fan
Club s most popular branch located
in MovieTowne, Port-of-Spain, has
almost been unable to keep up with
The "Be the 12th Warrior" cam-
paign was created to rally support
for the Women s Soca Warriors, who
have ambitions of becoming the first
country from the Caribbean to qual-
ify for the Fifa Women s World Cup.
Qualification would see T&T
become the second smallest nation,
behind Equatorial Guinea to claim
such a feat.
Yesterday 22 players were named
to enter the live-in camp, led by head
coach Randy Waldrum at the Hasely
Crawford Stadium, Port-of-Spain,
Leading forward Kennya Cordner
who recently represented T&T at in
the women s competition at the CAC
Games in Mexico, has returned to
join the team.
The remaining players include cap-
tain Maylee Attin Johnson, Ayanna
Russell, Patrice Superville, Ahkeela
Mollon, Mariah Shade, Janine Fran-
cois, Arin King, Khadisha Debbesette,
Khadidra Debbesette, Tasha St Louis,
Anique Walker, Dernelle Mascall,
Jasmine Sampson, Lauryn Hutchin-
son, Brianna Ryce, Kimika Forbes,
along with newcomers in sisters Nia
Walcott and Amira Walcott.
Like the Debbesette sisters, the
Walcott sisters have both represented
T&T at youth level and will now
begin preparing for the most impor-
tant football match of their lives.
The Walcott sisters made headlines
in 2010 when they were named in
the T&T which hosted the Fifa
Under-17 World Cup.
T&T women's team members from left, Ahkeela Mollon, Khadesha Debessette, Khadidra Debessette and Dernelle Mascall
show off the "12th Warrior" T-shirts which have been launched to support the team for the December 2 match against
Ecuador. The shirts are expected to be in stores tomorrow, including The Fan Club outlets at MovieTowne (PoS), Gulf City
Mall (San Fernando) and Trincity Mall (East). COURTESY TTFA
Fans all set to play 12th man for women
Fever on for Warriors
The Fan Club (MovieTowne, POS)
The Fan Club (Trincity Mall, East)
The Fan Club (Gulf City Mall,
Kenny's Sports Centre
Skinner Park (San Fernando)
Ramsingh's Sporting Goods
All Out (Queen's Park Oval)
Heritage Sport (Scarborough).
Tickets Cost: $200 (covered)
and $100 (uncovered).
Kids under 12: free in the
Gates Open: 3pm.
Kick off: 6pm
WHERE TO GET TICKETS
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