Carolina Morace Announced Head Coach of Trinidad and Tobago
Carolina Morace is announced as Head Coach of Trinidad and Tobago Senior Women’s Team and Director of Women’s Football.
Carolina Morace, age 52, served as Head Coach of Canada’s Senior Women’s team from 2009-2011. She led Canada to winners row at the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup and qualification to the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She was also Head Coach of the Italian National Senior and Under 19 Women’s Team in 2000-2005. She became the first woman to ever coach a Men’s Professional Team – AS Viterbase of Italy in 1999.
Morace played for the Italy Senior Women’s Team between 1978-1997, scoring 105 goals in 153 appearances, making her debut at age 14. She set a record for both men and women, being the first and only player to score four goals in a single match at Wembley Stadium. She was also the first player to score a hattrick at a FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1991 and became the first woman to be inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.
Morace holds a UEFA Pro License and is a FIFA Instructor. She is currently a FIFA World Ambassador for Women’s football and is also a lawyer and television football commentator.
She will begin her duties on January 16th, She will be joined by an overseas assistant coach for the senior team who will also serve as head coach for the Women’s Under 20 Team. The members of Morace’s incoming staff will also include an assistant coach for the Women’s Under 20 Team who will serve also as the head coach for the Women’s Under 17 team. Those coaches will also be responsible for the Women’s Under 15 team while Morace will also oversee the Coach Education Program for local women’s football. Morace will be on a two and a half year contract.
Source courtesy of: ttfootball.org
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